Today’s episode takes a brief look at economic downturns dating back to the 19th century, and argues that they weren’t spontaneous occurrences of the free market. Fun!
I delivered this talk at a Mises Institute event in 2009.
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Ep. 418 The Truth About One of Those Pre-Fed Depressions (Patrick Newman)
Ep. 346 The Fed Caused the Meltdown
Ep. 345 Economic Cycles Before the Fed
Ep. 282 Jim Grant on the Forgotten Depression (Jim Grant)
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