Mark Thornton on the possibility of the skyscraper curse wrecking havoc in the economy.
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Dr. Mark Thornton gives his views on the presidential candidates and the problems with their economic policies. They also discuss trade agreements and the effects of negative interest rates overseas. https://mises.org/system/tdf/20160406_Jay%20Taylor_Thornton.mp3 Source: What Would Trump Economics Mean for America? | Mises Institute
Recorded during the Authors Forum at the 2016 Austrian Economics Research Conference, Per Bylund (Oklahoma State University) discusses his recent book, The Problem of Production: A New Theory of the Firm (Routledge, 2016). Includes an introduction by Mark Thornton. https://mises.org/system/tdf/02_20160331_Authors%20Forum_Bylund.mp3 Source: The Problem of Production: A New Theory of the Firm | Mises Institute
There’s a possibly counterintuitive solution to the heroin epidemic, says Mark Thornton: legalization.
Mises Institute Senior Fellow Dr. Mark Thornton joins the Liberty Report to discuss the real US economy beyond phony government statistics. Are things even worse than they are telling us?
Falling stock prices are in the news lately, so Mark and Jeff talk about how and why central bankers don’t understand deflation, whether they are really Keynesians or some variant thereof, what a “crack-up boom” might look like, and what the Skyscraper Index and other symptoms of irrational spending might tell us about the future […]
Dr. Mark Thornton is interviewed on the RT program, “Boom Bust“. He discusses malinvestments stimulated by artificially lowered interest rates.
Mark Thornton is interviewed on PressTV. He discusses the riots in Greece over austerity measures demanded by the country’s international lenders in exchange for fresh bailout funds. Source: Mark Thornton on Greek Riots | Mises Institute
At the Mises Wire Mark Thornton writes: Ireland has announced plans to decriminalize drugs, including heroin and cocaine, in the near future along with needle exchange programs. However, this is not just another blip reform like Portugal in the 1990s. I expect the United Nations to issue new guidelines regarding the war on drugs. The […]