Read my latest Oxford University Press blog post on globalization’s prospects in the coming year.
Read my latest OUP blog post on the importance of independent, objective policy analysis here.
Read my piece “Bitcoin Is as Good as Gold. That’s Bad” in today’s in Slate.
Read my latest OUP blog post.
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 Policy Disasters and What We Can Learn from Them.
See my op-ed in the Los Angeles Times on the GOP platform’s call for further study of the gold standard.
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 MIT professor and 2010 winner of the Nobel prize in Economics, to the Board of … Read moreToo many darned experts!
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, arguing that a return to the gold standard was necessary to restore fiscal balance. I … Read moreNostalgia for gold