Business Cycles

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Why We Should Worry About China

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyBusiness Cycles

Blog12/15/2017
The Japanese growth miracle was built on a massive debt bubble. China presents many similarities in its economic model.

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Are Economic Crises Inherent to Market Economies?

Business Cycles

Blog12/07/2017
Certain agreement exists between Austrians and Marxists on the cause of financial crisis and recession.

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A Tax Increase on Advertising Is a Very Bad Idea

Taxes and SpendingBusiness Cycles

Blog10/05/2017
Advertising serves a key function in the economy, and raising taxes on it comes with a hefty price.

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Will Low Unemployment Cause Accelerating Inflation?

Money and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog09/08/2017
In an unhampered market, there is no reason why low levels of unemployment should lead to an inflationary spiral.

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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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