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Mark Thornton

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Works Published inReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Austrian Economics NewsletterSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketArticles of Interest

AwardsO.P. Alford III Prize in Political Economy

Mark Thornton is Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute. He serves as the Book Review Editor of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics. His publications include The Economics of Prohibition (1991), Tariffs, Blockades, and Inflation: The Economics of the Civil War (2004), The Quotable Mises (2005), The Bastiat Collection (2007), An Essay on Economic Theory (2010), The Bastiat Reader (2014), and The Skyscraper Curse and How Austrian Economists Predicted Every Major Crisis of the Last Century (2018).

Dr. Thornton served as the editor of the Austrian Economics Newsletter and was a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Libertarian Studies and several other academic journals. He has served as a member of the graduate faculties of Auburn University and Columbus State University. He has also taught economics at Auburn University at Montgomery and Trinity University in Texas. Mark served as Assistant Superintendent of Banking and economic adviser to Governor Fob James of Alabama (1997-1999), and he was awarded the University Research Award at Columbus State University in 2002. He is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University and received his PhD in economics from Auburn University. In 2014, he debated in opposition to the "War on Drugs" at Oxford Union.

Dr. Thornton has been featured in American Spectator, Barron's, Bloomberg, Christian Science Monitor, The Economist, Forbes, Investors' Business Daily, Le Monde, New York Post, New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Economic Times (India), Financial Times (Norway), and Tejarat-e-Farda (Iran). He has also had regular multiple appearances on Russia Today and Press TV

His editorials and interviews have appeared in the following leading regional newspapers: Apple Daily (Hong Kong), Atlanta Constitution, Birmingham News, Business Alabama, Chicago Sun-Times, Houston Chronicle, Mobile Press Register, Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune, Montgomery Advertiser, New York Post, Orange County Register, Richmond Times Dispatch, Tampa Tribune, and the Washington Times

His commentary appears regularly in the Mises Daily and the Mises Wire. He also appears regularly on "Boom-Bust," "RT," "Butler on Business," "Tom Woods Show," "Thom Hartmann Show," "Scott Horton Show," "Press TV and "Freedom Works."

The Economics of Prohibition

SaludEl Estado Policial

12/01/1991Books
It is conventional wisdom that alcohol prohibition failed, but the economic reasons for this failure have never been as extensively detailed or analyzed as they are in this study by Mark Thornton.
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Los tipos de interés negativos y la represión financiera

Blog09/11/2019
Estas son las dos principales políticas de represión financiera que se utilizan actualmente: los tipos de interés negativos y la relajación cuantitativa.
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Los mercados pueden darnos tanto mayor igualdad de ingresos como mayor crecimiento económico

Economía de EEUUHistoria de EEUU

Blog07/15/2019
La norma moderna es que el crecimiento económico hace que aumente la desigualdad de ingresos medida. Pero para tener una mayor igualdad de ingresos y un mayor crecimiento económico. Simplemente requiere más políticas de libre mercado y menos intervencionismo gubernamental.
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Reseña: Austerity: When It Works and When It Doesn’t

Impuestos y Gasto

06/27/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Teaser: Mark Thornton reseña el libro de Alesina, Favero y Giavazzi, que argumenta que los planes de austeridad basados en aumentos de impuestos son mucho peores que los planes basados en la reducción de gastos.
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Economía en Harvard está cambiando

06/26/2019Power & Market
Harvard ha sido líder en la profesión de la economía para bien o para mal. En los últimos años el departamento de economía ha sido visto como relativamente orientado al libre mercado, donde la acción humana es vista como racional, la investigación es guiada por la teoría económica, y donde los...Lea más en Mises Wire

Reseña de The High Cost of Good Intentions: A History of U.S. Federal Entitlement Programs

Burocracia y RegulaciónHistoria de EEUU

05/04/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Los programas de asistencia social han empeorado los problemas para los que fueron diseñados y ahora están otorgando subsidios masivos a los no pobres.
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