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Doug French

Tags Booms and BustsMoney and Banks

Works Published inThe Free MarketSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

AwardsMurray N. Rothbard Medal of Freedom

Douglas French (@douglasfrench1) 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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There's a Bubble in New York City Taxi Medallions

Protectionism and Free TradeMonopoly and Competition

Blog09/22/2017
Like condos in Vegas a decade ago, taxi medallions in NYC once looked like a rock-solid investment.

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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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