Category Archives: Boom & Bust
on the reality of current economic situation and how we got here.
Housing production* is exactly the kind of thing Hayek identified as a time delayed production good which can absorb credit, capital, and leverage in a bandwagon of false expectations, only revealed as structural malinvestments at the end of the artificial … Continue reading
Edward Leamer and Russ Roberts have explained how the boom/bust cycle has been shaped by government policy, and directed into such sectors as housing and finance. In Hayek’s economics housing is a long-term production good, an open target for malinvestment … Continue reading
Mark Calabria and Steve Hanke explain.
Steve Hanke takes a look at the evidence and concludes that Alan Greenspan is simply b*llsh*tt*ng the public when he directs attention to a “global savings glut” and claims that the Federal Reserve has no responsibility for the current boom … Continue reading
Marius Gustavson explains how Hayekian macro helps.