Business Cycles

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Do Seasonal Adjustments Help Identify Business Cycles?

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog08/17/2017
Without a coherent theory based on purposeful human action, it is not possible to begin to understand the causes of business cycles.

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Employment Is Not the Key to Economic Growth

Labor and WagesBusiness Cycles

Blog08/11/2017
Fixing unemployment without addressing the issue of real savings cannot increase the pace of economic growth.

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Time to Cash Out of the Banking System?

Business Cycles

Blog06/27/2017
Uh-oh. Chairman Yellen assured us today that she does not believe that there will be another financial crisis "in our lifetimes."

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Week in Review: June 24, 2017

Labor and WagesLegal SystemMedia and CultureMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingBusiness Cycles

Blog06/23/2017
While the Federal Reserve is desperate to depict an optimistic vision for the global economy, their fellow central bankers aren't buying it.

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Richard Cantillon Is Sleepless in Seattle

Business Cycles

Blog06/22/2017
Cheap money and Seattle's capital-fueled boom means Seattle may soon achieve Peak Skyscraper status.

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How We Should Name Business Cycles

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog06/16/2017
Economists have long played semantic games with how they name business cycles. This is how they should do it.

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Week in Review: June 3, 2017

EducationThe EnvironmentGlobal EconomyHealthBusiness CyclesPolitical Theory

Blog06/02/2017
Political agendas like the Paris Agreement must take into account costs, benefits, and economic reality. "Science" doesn't dictate good policy.

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Robert Shiller Is Shilling for the State

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog05/30/2017
For economist Robert Shiller, housing bubbles result from too little government regulation.

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Wine, Art, and Ferraris: The Bubble in Luxury Goods

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog05/24/2017
Our inflationary economy is sending the prices of luxury goods soaring — while prices on products for regular people are often flat.

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Week in Review: April 22, 2017

Taxes and SpendingBusiness CyclesInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog04/21/2017
Instead of taxes being "the price we pay for civilization," taxes are an unnecessary burden on the prosperity of society.

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