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Austrian Business Cycle Theory

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  1. the Austrian School's explanation of the phenomenon of business cycles

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 11, 2009
  2. David Laidler believes that the theory was motivated to some degree by the political leanings of its proponents, as Austrian economists are known for their strong opposition to government involvement in the economy

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  3. Austrian economists assert that inherently damaging and ineffective central bank policies are the predominant cause of most business cycles, as they tend to "artificially" set interest rates too low for too long, resulting in excessive credit creatio

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  4. According to the theory, the business cycle unfolds in the following way

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  5. Low interest rates tend to stimulate borrowing from the banking system

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