Tag Archives: gold standard

Globalization’s prospects, 2017

Read my latest Oxford University Press blog post on globalization’s prospects in the coming year.

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Fair and balanced

Read my latest OUP blog post on the importance of independent, objective policy analysis   here.

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A bit on bitcoin

Read my piece “Bitcoin Is as Good as Gold. That’s Bad” in today’s in Slate.

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Five myths about the gold standard

Read my latest OUP blog post.

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The gold standard and the Great Depression

See a nice infographic put together by the folks at Oxford University Press to illustrate the consequences of Britain’s return to the gold standard in 1925, the subject of one of the chapters of my new book, WRONG: Nine Economic … Continue reading

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The GOP and GOLD

See my op-ed in the Los Angeles Times on the GOP platform’s call for further study of the gold standard.

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Too many darned experts!

Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Seth Lipsky argues that we need fewer economists and more constitutional scholars at the Federal Reserve. Lipsky’s column was inspired by Sen. Richard Shelby’s (R-AL) move to block the nomination of Peter Diamond, an … Continue reading

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Nostalgia for gold

The Wall Street Journal has demonstrated nostalgia for the gold standard by publishing two pro-gold standard opinion pieces this week. Both are long on nostalgia and short on analytical content. On Tuesday, long-time gold enthusiast Lewis Lehrman made his pitch, … Continue reading

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