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Doug French

Tags Booms and BustsMoney and Banks

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily Article

AwardsMurray N. Rothbard Medal of Freedom

Douglas French is former president of the Mises Institute, author of Early Speculative Bubbles & Increases in the Money Supply , and author of Walk Away: The Rise and Fall of the Home-Ownership Myth. He received his master's degree in economics from UNLV, studying under both Professor Murray Rothbard and Professor Hans-Hermann Hoppe.

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Not Even Junk Will Fetch High Interest Rates Anymore

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

08/28/2017FedWatch
It’s not just those cranky Austrians calling central bankers on the carpet these days. Everyone knows, is holding their breath, and hoping for the best.

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This Time, It's a Bubble in Rentals

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

08/04/2017FedWatch
Fannie and Freddie are rushing to finance the current rental boom, and package them as mortgage-backed securities. What could go wrong?

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Jeff Sessions's Pot War Is Up in Smoke in Nevada

Blog07/19/2017
Recreational marijuana became legal this month in Nevada. AG Jeff Sessions isn't happy about it at all.

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Testosterone and the Madness of Central Bankers

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/06/2017
People really do experience a type of high when experiencing windfall profits. Does this play a role in central-bank-induced booms and busts?

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Yellen Imitates Bernanke and Greenspan with Declaration that Economy is A-OK

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

06/29/2017FedWatch
Yellen has announced that the economy is safe in our lifetimes. She follows in the footsteps of two great Fed Chair prognosticators.

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