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Monthly Archives July 2013

Commentary on Troubled Currencies

Posted by Gonzalo Schwarz
July 25, 2013

by Steve Hanke For academics, the term “troubled currency” might be a term of art. But for people who are faced with such a currency, they know a troubled currency when they see one. Today, this is the case for millions of people around the world — most notably in Iran, North Korea, Argentina, Venezuela, […]

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What will stop the Fed?

Posted by Alex Chafuen
July 10, 2013

by Alex Chafuen Central Banks have been tools to destroy rule of law in many countries. “The most secretive organization in America operates without any accountability to the American people. Hiding in the shadows, pretending to be part of the United States government, its power is beyond measure.”  A new thriller by Brad Thor uses […]

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The Troubled Currencies Project

Posted by Gonzalo Schwarz
July 10, 2013

A Joint Cato Institute – Johns Hopkins Project Directed by Prof. Steve H. Hanke Senior Fellow, The Cato Institute Professor of Applied Economics, The Johns Hopkins University   For various reasons — ranging from political mismanagement, to civil war, to economic sanctions — some countries are unable to maintain a stable domestic currency. These “troubled” […]

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