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Douglas French

Douglas French
Douglas French
Douglas French is an Associated Scholar at the Johnson Center at Troy University and  adjunct  professor at Georgia Military College. He is the author of three books: Early Speculative Bubbles and Increases in the Supply of MoneyWalk Away, and The Failure of Common Knowledge.

Douglas French's Articles and Posts

Where to Earn a Degree in Liberty Anything Peaceful
Where to Earn a Degree in Liberty

It is simply amazing to have a university department that is filled with such brilliant and talented expositors of free market economics.

When Zero’s Too High The Freeman
When Zero’s Too High
The European Central Bank is trying to force a negative value upon time itself.
The Market Is Rigged The Freeman
The Market Is Rigged

Controversy over high-frequency trading is just a distraction from the cultural effects of inflation.

Rothbard’s Remedy The Freeman
Rothbard’s Remedy
A new study from Pro Teck Valuation Services provides empirical support for Austrian economists’ claims that markets will recover more quickly absent government meddling.
Ballot Box Charity The Freeman
Ballot Box Charity
Minimum-wage initiatives are political winners, but their popularity has little to do with an understanding of economics.
Is Wall Street Really the Heart of Capitalism? The Freeman
Is Wall Street Really the Heart of Capitalism?
The dominant narrative about the 2008 crash focuses anger on Wall Street, said to be the heart of capitalism, as the culprit. It's neither; government intrusion has shaped the housing market and our cities for decades.
Bretton Woods' Fatal Conceit The Freeman
Bretton Woods' Fatal Conceit
Benn Steil's account of the people and personalities at the heart of the Bretton Woods conference makes for fascinating reading, even if you're not a history buff or economics geek. 
The New War Between the States The Freeman
The New War Between the States
Economic power followed the population to the coasts and the sand states during the boom. In the wake of the bust and interventions along the coasts, "flyover country" is becoming the source of America's economic growth.   
Politically Correct Lending The Freeman
Politically Correct Lending
Lawmakers portray SBA lending as a boost for small businesses. The program is actually a form of corporate welfare for some of America’s largest banks. While banks reap profits, taxpayers cover the losses.
The Dorm Boom: Higher Education’s Fellow Traveler The Freeman
The Dorm Boom: Higher Education’s Fellow Traveler
Dorm room construction is booming even as people are realizing that college is overpriced—and taking more free and distance-learning courses. Douglas French sees another bubble. 
Book Review: Classical Economics: An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, Volume II by Murray N. Rothbard The Freeman
Book Review: Classical Economics: An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, Volume II by Murray N. Rothbard
Book Review: Hidden Order: The Economics of Everyday Life by David Friedman The Freeman
Book Review: Hidden Order: The Economics of Everyday Life by David Friedman
The Central Banks The Freeman
The Central Banks
Principle & Interest: Thomas Jefferson and the Problem of Debt The Freeman
Principle & Interest: Thomas Jefferson and the Problem of Debt
The Case Against the Fed The Freeman
The Case Against the Fed

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