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George Pickering

AwardsGeorge and Joele Eddy Prize at Mises University

George Pickering is a 2018 Mises Institute Research Fellow and a student of economic history at the London School of Economics.

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The Scaremongers Are Wrong about Robots and AI

Labor and WagesPoverty

Blog04/29/2019

Even if a machine were technically capable of providing the same service more cheaply, many consumers are likely to prefer human staff in many cases, including nurses and care providers, entertainers, chefs, and teachers.

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It's Not a Recession, It's a "Global Economic Slowdown"

The FedFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy

04/03/2019Audio/Video
Pundits are hoping that instead of a crisis, we just get a "global economic slowdown." Given the damage done by central banks, a sustained slowdown would be a best-case scenario.
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It's Not a Recession, It's a "Global Economic Slowdown"

Blog04/03/2019

Pundits are hoping that instead of a crisis, we just get a "global economic slowdown." Given the damage done by central banks, a sustained slowdown would be a best-case scenario.

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Deflation Fears Drive Developing Countries to Even Lower Interest Rates

Blog03/18/2019

While the US's central bank strikes a "cautiously optimistic" stance (as usual), central banks in developing countries are driven to easy money by economic uncertainty and a weakening dollar.

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What the World’s Central Banks are Planning for Brexit

The FedFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog02/28/2019

The monetary czars at the world’s central banks are coming to terms with the fact that a no-deal Brexit now seems to be the most likely outcome.

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