Daniel Fernández

Daniel Fernández

Daniel Fernández is the founder of UFM Market Trends and professor of economics at the Francisco Marroquín University. He holds a PhD in Applied Economics at the Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid and was also a fellow at the Mises Institute. He holds a master in Austrian Economics the Rey Juan Carlos University and a master in Applied Economics from the University of Alcalá in Madrid.

 



Tax Burdens, Per Capita Income, and Simpson’s Paradox

By Daniel Fernández on January 10, 2020

The richest countries have higher taxes. Does that mean we should raise our taxes in order to become rich?

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The European Central Bank Is Breaking Out the Heavy Artillery

By Daniel Fernández on September 29, 2019

The ECB is anticipating a new economic crisis. Can it get ahead of it?

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How Will the Global Recession Affect Spain?

By Daniel Fernández on September 16, 2019

Is Spain ready to face another Recession?

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Does China Devalue Its Currency?

By Daniel Fernández on September 4, 2019

Is China using the exchange rate to gain competitiveness illegitimately?

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Is 2019 the New 2006?

By Daniel Fernández on July 12, 2019

When the yield curve inverted in 2006, analysts said that “this time it’s different,” that the US economy was solid. Some can be heard making the same claims in 2019. History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme, and 2019 appears to be rhyming with 2006.

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The Best Countries to Be Born as a Female Are in the West and Capitalist

By Daniel Fernández on April 19, 2018

Is Western society characterized by male privilege? Are economic freedom and capitalism synonymous of male privilege?

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The Real Relationship Between Capitalism and the Environment

By Daniel Fernández on December 19, 2017

Capitalism and the environment: friends or enemies?

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Gentrification—and tourism—have become the new target in the never-ending social struggle in favor of the disadvantaged

By Daniel Fernández on October 16, 2017

Gentrification is the new monster to be fought. The term already has such bad press, that almost no one is willing to say anything in its favor (defending gentrification and defending neoliberalism are now almost interchangeable). Can gentrification get a break? Find out more here.

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Italian Banks Are The European Economy’s New Sword of Damocles

By Daniel Fernández on October 8, 2017

What are the Eurozone’s riskier banking systems? Which countries should be concerned in the face of a possible contagion effect of the Italian crisis?

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Does the Fed Follow Its Own Rules?

By Daniel Fernández on May 22, 2017

One of the most interesting discussions in the field of monetary theory concerns the role central banks play in the economy. There are multiple views regarding different issues: from questioning the mere existence of the central bank to the actual role a central bank should take.

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