Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute

Mark Thornton is a Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute and the book review editor of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics. He has authored seven books and is a frequent guest on national radio shows.

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What Real Tax Reform Looks Like
It is obvious to most people that real tax reform means reducing taxes and government spending. However, in the current tax reform “package” there are all sorts of changes in the tax rates, tax brackets, deductions, exemptions etc.
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Our Fake Economy
Dr. Mark Thornton explains the "business cycle" for what it really is: a series of booms (credit expansion) and busts (debt de-leveraging) engineered by central banks. Video length 00:16:12.
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The Bernanke-Yellen Bubble-Depression
I advocate for a new way of naming business cycles that emphasizes the cause rather than the effect. So instead of the “housing bubble” and “financial crisis,” we should refer to the Greenspan-Bernanke Crisis.
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