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Tag: Peter Boettke
  • Like “The Economist,” LSE Rethinks Itself in Light of the Depression

    The popular economics magazine “The Economist” recently wrote a somewhat introspective issue that questioned the validity of current economic theory.  It seems that the London School of Economics is doing the same. Peter Boettke succinctly states what he, and maybe most of us, hope for: I am not sure what the upshot will be of …

  • Getting a Jump on Hypocrisy

    Washington has long since been hallmarked by hypocrisy, and Obama is only beginning to really get in on the action.  As Peter Boettke noted two days ago on The Austrian Economists blog, The Inauguration is expected to be the most expensive one we have ever had – four times more expensive in some estimates. This …

  • Homeopathic Economics

    GMU economist Peter Boettke countered the idea that increased government involvement in the economy will be a change in course on The Austrian Economists blog yesterday.  “Fiscal policy has been irresponsible for at least two generations,” he argues, and “monetary policy has been loose in an effort to minimize the short term pain of adjustment.”  …