Monetary Theory

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Central Bank Musical Chairs

Money and BanksMonetary Theory

Blog02/21/2018
Reversing trillions of dollars of securities purchases will create turmoil. And now that price inflation is in equation, the ride will be bumpy.

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What Is Optimal Monetary Policy, Anyway?

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog02/16/2018
Economists usually sneak in their own value judgments when claiming they are for objectively "optimal" monetary policy.

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Central Banks Holding Steady, But Promise More Rate Hikes

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog02/08/2018
In all cases — except the ECB — central bankers said they expected to raise rates more in the near future.

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Money, Keynes, and History

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog07/06/2017
Though the descent of Keynesian doctrine from intellectual respectability can be denied no longer, it still gravely threatens sensible monetary policy.

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What Derek Carr’s Contract Teaches Us about Wall Street and Income Inequality

The FedMedia and CultureMoney and BanksMonetary Theory

Blog06/23/2017
Until we abolish the Fed, Wall Street will continue to dominate the economy even more than Bill Belicheck has the dominated NFL.

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Four Reasons Central Banks are Wrong to Fight Deflation

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog06/22/2017
The harmful character of deflation is a sacred dogma of monetary policy. However, evidence substantiating these claims is either weak or nonexistent.

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The Fed's Dangerous View of History

The FedMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog06/07/2017
Economics has shown the alleged blessings of an abundance of money are the outcome of crass errors in reasoning.

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Gold vs. Fluctuating Fiat Exchange Rates

Gold StandardMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog06/02/2017
Without gold, without an international money, the world is destined to stumble into one accelerated monetary crisis after another.

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How Economists Destroyed Pre-World War II Germany

Money and BanksWorld HistoryMonetary Theory

Blog05/22/2017
Monetary history proves that no nation can afford to treat economic theory with contempt.

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The "New Normal" of Ultra-Low Interest Rates

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog02/14/2017
After nine years of unwarranted and irrational monetary policy, some people are taking the current monetary regime as normal and natural.

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