Posted by PrestoPundit on 12/29/2008

All you need to know to understand the current economic bust in 36 little articles:

The Mises Institute also has a good compendium of articles on the current crisis collected at The Bailout Reader.  And REASON magazine has one here.  See also The Housing Bubble Hall of Shame, Mortgage Fraud Blog,, The Mortgage Lender Implode-O-Meter, The Home Builder Implode-O-Meter, The Hedge Fund Implode-O-Meter, and The Bank Implode-O-Meter.

And for the best continuing analysis of the meltdown see: Calculated Risk, Mish’s Global Analysis, EconLog, Cafe Hayek,Mises Institute, The Mark Levin Show, Division of Labour, Peter Schiff, The Austrian Economists, The Cato Insitute, The Heritage Foundation, and American Enterprise Insitute.

Want to dig a bit deeper?  What to understand the economics behind the boom and bust cycle? Well, this is your chance.  Here’s how.  Read one or two of these books and articles by Friedrich Hayek or these essays by Roger Garrison or this book and these articles by Gerald O’Driscoll or this book by Henry Hazlitt, or any one of these books and articles
by a variety of other authors. Read some of this stuff and trust me, you will be smarter than a smarty pants macroeconomist in the Ivy League.  Don’t have time for the long stuff?  Here are some shorter things for beginners or those just pressed for time:


Watch Fred Thompson explain how the Keynesian economics of Bush and Obama will save America:

And see Dan Mitchell explain the wonders of Keynesian economics in this video:

Read about how Hoover-Roosevelt and the Federal Reserve created the Great Depression:


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