Category Archives: Economics

A Virus Blows Up Fiscal and Monetary Sorcery

by Morgan Reynolds So is everything alright with the economy?  The Fed’s in control, right?  Ok, then Trump is?  Hardy, har, har.  We’re experiencing a Warren Buffet moment: “Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming … Continue reading

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Public Policy Insights

January 23, 2020 by Morgan Reynolds, Ph.D. Economics Professor Emeritus While I have been around public policy debates for decades, only recently did I become involved in a full-blown political campaign here in Arkansas.  I did some research on tax … Continue reading

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The Economics of the Civil War

by Morgan Reynolds On January 7, 2019 I gave a talk to the Hot Springs Village Civil War Roundtable.  Here are my notes: Economics is not everything in understanding warfare but it is important most observers likely will grant yet … Continue reading

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Economics of War

by Morgan O. Reynolds I was asked by the Hot Springs Village Skeptics to give a seminar talk on the economics of war on November 8, 2018.  Here are my notes for that presentation. A more accurate title?  Political Economy … Continue reading

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Econ 101 According to Reynolds

by Morgan Reynolds By invitation I gave a talk before the ‘Free Thinkers’ of Hot Springs last April on the assigned topic, ‘The Economy and Inequality,’ rather a large undertaking to do right and admittedly I never got very far … Continue reading

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The Federal Fiscal Condition: Kick the Can ’til You No Longer Can

Originally published as The Federal Fiscal Condition: Kick the Can ’til You No Longer Can at https://www.lewrockwell.com on April 26, 2017 By Morgan Reynolds April 30, 2017 Donald Trump wants to cut the tax/confiscation rate.  Ok, but maybe it would be a … Continue reading

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This Labor Day, Celebrate Your Local Flagman

by Morgan Reynolds Published on LewRockwell.com September 3, 2012 A few weeks ago I was charging along on U.S. 50 in West Virginia, enjoying the state’s great August weather during a brisk, twisty ride up a mountain on my motorcycle. … Continue reading

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