A Mainstream Inflation Contradiction

The Financial Post has published an article entitled “Why Canada’s policymakers may want a weaker loonie.” It is a fine testament to the sad state of economic analysis by the mainstream media.

Secrecy and Moral Hazard Abound at CMHC

(Originally appearing at LvMIC.) Itself a government-owned enterprise, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is well-versed in the political pillars of secrecy and moral hazard. This week, CMHC faced controversy over allegations that it is intentionally seeking to conceal information about foreclosure sales from would-be bargain hunters.

What to Do About the Student Loan Bubble

Here is a chart detailing money supply growth in Canada.

Peter Schiff: Your Money Will Retire Before You Do

How to Refute Paul Krugman in 64 Seconds

Hans-Hermann Hoppe, the Austrian school economist and libertarian anarcho-capitalist philosopher, explains:

Does a Glass of Milk a Day Mean a Nobel Prize is on its Way?

Last week, the British journal Practical Neurology published a study examining the link between a country’s milk consumption and Nobel prizes. As it turns out, countries where people drink more milk produce more Nobel laureates. Research indicating a similar link between chocolate consumption and Nobel prizes was published in the New England Journal of Medicine […]

Looking for a Job? The Central Bank Is Hiring

With the departure of Mark Carney to England, the Bank of Canada is looking to fill its vacant governor position. If you’re in need of a job or looking for a promotion, why not consider applying?

Jim Grant on the Trillion Dollar Coin and US Debt

Helping a University Professor Find His Keys

In a special to The Globe and Mail, Canadian economist and Richard Ivey School of Business Assistant Professor Mike Moffatt has made the monumental mistake of endorsing the $1-trillion coin idea as economically sound.

Big Bird’s Tall Order

There is a profound difference between on-budget and off-budget debt. In the United States, for example, government expenditures related to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid do not count toward on-budget debt. But it is owed all the same. Every year, Professor Lawrence Kotlikoff of Boston University calculates the present value of the unfunded liabilities of […]

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    Gregory Cummings writes about Canadian monetary and economic policy. His writing has been featured at the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada and the Ludwig von Mises Institute's Mises Daily publication. Read more.

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