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Why We Won’t See Inflation Pt. I

In 2017, Janet Yellen, the then Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of America, which is arguably the most prominent and ...

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March 25, 2019

Damn Parking Fines, Price Elasticity & Better Government Services

We've all experienced that moment when a business meeting, a dental appointment or a shopping trip took slightly longer than ...

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March 25, 2018

Housing Prices in the Cities are Falling and here’s what it could mean

Not to blow my own trumpet... too much ... in April last year, I was writing about how Australia was ...

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February 20, 2018

Chaos Finance

“The real trouble with this world of ours is not that it is an unreasonable world, nor even that it ...

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January 23, 2018

Is Bitcoin a Bubble or the Future?

‘The chance of gain is by every man more or less overvalued, and the chance of loss is by most ...

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December 15, 2017

The Next GFC Already Here?

"The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable." - John Kenneth Galbraith   Abstract: The numbers are ...

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November 2, 2017

Quick Thoughts: Why Economies Fail

An abstract from an upcoming essay. The main problem with most economic theorists isn't that they fail to produce plausible theories ...

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November 1, 2017
Pension Disaster Approaching the World

Illinois is only the beginning.

"It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on ...

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September 16, 2017

Why Venezuela Should be a Warning to Australia

Economic books are written throughout the times of prosperity and generally re-written after a crisis. Venezuela is no exception. For ...

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August 13, 2017

Welcome to the Desert of the Real

“Truth, of course, must of necessity be stranger than fiction, for we have made fiction to suit ourselves." Gilbert K. ...

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June 22, 2017