Jesús Huerta de Soto and Philipp Bagus
29 June 2015

The ECB has finally launched its own open-ended Quantitative Easing (QE) planning to buy securities worth of €1.1tr euros. This unprecedented move requires a convincing justification. One...
D.R. Myddelton
2 March 2015

Most people in this country have probably never heard of The Forgotten Depression, the title of a new book by James Grant. Unlike the Great Depression which started in 1929 and lasted until 1941 (in...
Steve Davies
3 January 2012

  A lot of people are looking to economic history for help in understanding the current economic situation. Most attention is being paid to the Great Depression of the 1930s, with a slew of...
Philip Booth
6 December 2011
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Thirty years ago, the economics profession was dominated by naive Keynesians. The author of the standard textbook at the time, used by the majority of A-level students and first-year undergraduates...
Richard Wellings
10 March 2010
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In this extract of an interview with John O’Sullivan, F. A. Hayek discusses the Great Depression and the influence of John Maynard Keynes. Professor Hayek explains that he spent a year...
Charles K. Rowley
7 September 2009

In our monograph, Economic Contractions in the United States: A Failure of Government, Nathanael Smith and I evaluate and categorically reject the hypothesis that a failure of laissez-faire...
Steven Kates
4 September 2009

The word is getting out that Keynesian economics is worthless as a guide to policy. Criticisms of public spending are found more and more frequently and the immense deficits we now face are...
Richard Wellings
28 November 2008

●  Peter J. Boettke worries that governments are repeating the policy mistakes of the Great Depression.   ●  Philip Booth explains why we should be hopeful about the environment....