Economic Fallacies

Being that we are in the Christmas shopping season, there will be lots of analysis in the news focused on how much is spent at this time of the year with the metric of choice being consumer spending.  With so much focus given to consumption, it gives the impression that the most important economic factor is spending and consumption.  Unfortunately, saving is not held  in high esteem, and it is actively discouraged.  While consumption is...Read more

Introduction to the Desert Austrian

Thank you for visiting the Desert Austrian!  I am glad that you found this website, and that you will find it engaging and meaningful.  The inspiration for this site is seeing news articles about events in the Southwest United States lacking sound economic analysis and answers.  I plan to comment on these events by applying the principles of Austrian Economics and liberty. The Desert Austrian is based in Tucson, Arizona but will look throughout the...Read more