Frank Shostak

Frank Shostak

Frank Shostak is an Associated Scholar of the Mises Institute. His consulting firm, Applied Austrian School Economics, provides in-depth assessments and reports of financial markets and global economies. He received his bachelor's degree from Hebrew University, master's degree from Witwatersrand University and PhD from Rands Afrikaanse University, and has taught at the University of Pretoria and the Graduate Business School at Witwatersrand University.

Videos by Frank Shostak

Let’s Hope Deflation Is Headed Our Way | Frank Shostak

Central banks have decided that one of their main missions is to prevent deflation. But this only ends up causing the malinvestments that lead to economic busts. Original article: https://mises.org/wire/lets-hope-deflation-headed-our-way This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Millian Quinteros. Audio Mises Wire is also available on… Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id1352505416 Google …

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Government Regulation against “Monopolies” Only Lowers Our Standard of Living | Frank Shostak

The whole idea of government regulating so-called monopolies in order to promote competition is based on fallacies. If anything, such intervention only stifles market competition and lowers living standards. Original article: https://mises.org/wire/government-regulation-against-monopolies-only-lowers-our-standard-living This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Millian Quinteros. Audio Mises Wire is also available on… Apple Podcasts: …

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Diversity in Goals Brings Diversity in Value | by Frank Shostak

Every person has different goals for himself, which means everyone will value differently the means to attain those ends. No central planner can know these goals and values. Read the text version of this presentation online: https://mises.org/library/diversity-goals-brings-diversity-value * * * * DISCLAIMER: This audio presentation is owned by the Ludwig von Mises Institute and is …

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Nobel Winner Jean Tirole’s Faulty Views on Monopoly | by Frank Shostak

Economics Nobel Prize winner Jean Tirole still clings to the old neoclassical model “perfect competition” and monopoly. Read the text version of this presentation online: https://mises.org/library/nobel-winner-jean-tirole%E2%80%99s-faulty-views-monopoly * * * * DISCLAIMER: This audio presentation is owned by the Ludwig von Mises Institute and is protected under Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ This YouTube …

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How Macroeconomic Data Encourages Government Intervention | by Frank Shostak

Entrepreneurs need very specific information about their products, markets, customers, and profits. Government macroeconomic data, however, does nothing to assist entrepreneurs to obtain this important information, but only helps justify economic intervention. Read the text version of this presentation online: https://mises.org/library/how-macroeconomic-data-encourages-government-intervention * * * * DISCLAIMER: This audio presentation is owned by the Ludwig von …

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Frank Shostak

”’Frank Shostak”’ is an Austrian School economist. He is an adjunct scholar of the Mises Institute. His Consulting firm, Applied Austrian School Economics, provides in-depth assessments and reports of financial markets and global economies. Frank Shostak has published more than 350 articles in the field of economics. All text, either derivative works from Wikipedia Articles …

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Dr. Frank Shostak, MMG on the coming US recession

A contrarian view on the US economy. Livewire met with well renowned Austrian School Economist, Dr. Frank Shostak of MMG in Sydney yesterday. Dr. Shostak is surprisingly positive on China due to the process of cleansing being undertaken, but has grave concerns regarding the economic health of the US. Dr. Shostak predicts that continued low-growth …

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The Myth of Neutral Interest Rate Policy | Frank Shostak

How much can the financial sector bend before it breaks? How long can the dollar go? How is the changing international division of labor going to affect the future of American prosperity? What can we look forward to under conditions of rising rates? How is the War on Terror affecting financial privacy? This conference considers …

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Where We Are, Where We Are Headed | Frank Shostak

A Private Retreat with Austrian Economists presented at the Mises Institute, Auburn, Alabama; January 18-19, 2002. This conference includes many of the same speakers from the Mises Institute financial conference in 1999 who so clearly foresaw the dot-com bust. http://mises.org Playlist link for complete conference, ‘Boom, Bust, and the Future’: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLE119F6552B08930C Links to selected online …

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Inflation, Deflation, and the Future | Frank Shostak

Lecture presented by Frank Shostak at the Ludwig von Mises Institute event “Austrian Economics and the Financial Markets,” a seminar held at the Toronto Stock Exchange, Canada; September 16-17, 1999. http://mises.org Playlist like for complete event: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0D707A6D58BD1B75 * * * * DISCLAIMER: This audio presentation is owned by the Ludwig von Mises Institute and is …

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