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Sound Money Project Conference, Dallas, TX, April 1st, 2011

March 3, 2011
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Atlas is sponsoring a Sound Money Project conference in the afternoon of Friday, April 1, 2011, at the Adolphus Hotel in Dallas, Texas, before the Philadelphia Society National Meeting.  The theme of this conference is “The Consequences of Progressivism on Money and Investment.” This half-day conference will address the importance of restoring the principles of […]

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2011 Sound Money Essay Contest Winners

February 24, 2011
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The Atlas Sound Money Project is proud to announce the winners of its 2011 Sound Money Essay Contest. In its second year, this essay contest aimed to engage students, junior faculty, and policy writers al over the world in thinking about sound money principles with relevance to today’s economic problems.  With the theme “Money in […]

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Liberty Café Will Feature Sound Money

February 11, 2011
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Please join us in holding our first Liberty Café of the year, Atlas’s monthly panel discussion, focusing on sound money as a policy issue and on efforts being done by a few organizations in our think tank community in promoting monetary reforms.  It will be held on March 1st,  from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm at Atlas in the conference room […]

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“Ben Bernanke’s ’70s Show” — WSJ

February 7, 2011
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“In the 1970s, despite rising inflation, members of the Federal Reserve’s policy committee repeatedly chose to lower interest rates to reduce unemployment. Their Phillips Curve models, which charted an inverse relationship between unemployment and inflation, told them that inflation could wait and be addressed at a more opportune time. They were flummoxed when inflation and […]

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Rep. Paul Ryan Mentions SMP During Interview

January 12, 2011
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On January 5th, 2010, Rep. Paul Ryan, House Budget Committee Chairman, during an interview with Hugh Hewitt, outlined his plans and strategies on how to curb government spending and other budgetary reforms.  He also addressed other policy challenges, including monetary policy, mentioning during the interview Judy Shelton’s “A Guide to Sound Money,” as key to understanding sound money.  PR: You […]

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Ralph Benko on Pro-Growth Policy and Sound Money — Forbes

January 12, 2011
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Paul Ryan:  “The Band Is Getting Back Together”  One might think that our political elite would catch a clue regarding prosperity as one of one of the key sources of Happiness, of the three key missions in America’s original charter along with Life and Liberty. But the appeal of prosperity is inexplicably difficult for our ruling […]

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Euro Will Unravel, and Soon — AEI

September 17, 2010
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By Desmond Lachman AEI Online Tuesday, September 14, 2010 “The outbreak of a sovereign-debt crisis in the eurozone’s peripheral economies has been among the more important developments in the global economy in 2010. Sadly, this crisis will likely intensify in the months ahead as markets increasingly focus on the intractable solvency and competitiveness issues confronting […]

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Principles for Economic Revival — WSJ

September 16, 2010
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By GEORGE P. SHULTZ, MICHAEL J. BOSKIN, JOHN F. COGAN, ALLAN MELTZER AND JOHN B. TAYLOR America’s financial crisis, deep recession and anemic recovery have largely been driven by economic policies that have deviated from proven fact-based principles. To return to prosperity we must get back to these principles. The most fundamental starting point is […]

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Why Gold? — Cato Journal

September 16, 2010
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By Alan Reynolds — Alternative monetary systems cannot be evaluated in isolation, but only in comparison with other arrangements. The question “why gold?” thus divides into two other questions. The first is “compared to what?” The second is “why not?”  Criticism of gold usually considers the second question first, as though a superior option was […]

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The Reserve-Currency Curse — WSJ

September 16, 2010
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By John D. Mueller POLITICAL ECONOMY The Wall Street Journal   Publication Date: September 4, 1986 Since 1971 the world has suffered two great inflations and three recessions. Hopes for a world-wide economic expansion have been interrupted once again, by an economic slowdown and the threat of a trade war. Will the world ever settle down to […]

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To the Tea Partiers: End Imperialism, Take the Money Back — Daily Caller

September 15, 2010
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By Luis Tellez — Increasingly obvious perils of government debt have given rise to public concern, and even alarm. Though some people argue the alarm is exaggerated, there is a growing segment of the population that is thinking long and hard about the future of our country in ways we have not seen before. In […]

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The Gold Standard: The Case for Another Look — WSJ

September 15, 2010
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By SEAN FIELER AND JEFFREY BELL Washington’s elites are quietly preparing a post-election fiscal compromise that will fund much of President Barack Obama’s domestic spending agenda with huge tax increases. They aim to create a value-added tax and will argue that there is no alternative even though doing so will leave the United States resembling […]

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China’s Real Monetary Problem — WSJ

September 12, 2010
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REVIEW & OUTLOOK — A bipartisan swarm pounded Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Capitol Hill yesterday for not doing enough to stop China’s supposed money mischief. The sessions made clear that pressure is building to impose punitive tariffs on Chinese goods if the yuan doesn’t appreciate in value. While it’s true that China’s monetary policy […]

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The search for stable prices and the role of gold — CMRE

September 12, 2010
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By Prof. Forrest Capie, Official Historian (Bank of England) — How can stable prices be secured so that the economy can be allowed to deliver what it is capable of? There was a time when the question simply did not arise.  Money was tied to gold and stability prevailed. At the present time some monetary […]

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The ritual of sound-bite economics — WP

September 12, 2010
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By Robert J. Samuelson Monday, September 20, 2010; A15 It is a ritual as predictable as the tides. With every election, we descend into sound-bite economics. Rhetorical claims grow more partisan and self-serving. We are now deep in this process. President Obama’s policies either averted another Great Depression — or have crippled the recovery. These […]

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Prof. James M. Buchanan Is the 2010 Recipient of FSSO’s Lifetime Achievement Award

September 8, 2010
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Professor Emeritus of Economics at George Mason University and Nobel Laureate James M. Buchanan received the Fund for the Study of Spontaneous Orders’ Lifetime Achievement Award at George Mason University on September 9th, 2010.   The event was co-hosted by Fund for the Study of Spontaneous Orders at the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, Liberty Fund, George Mason […]

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The Economic Principles of America’s Founders: Property Rights, Free Markets, and Sound Money — HF

September 3, 2010
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Published on August 30, 2010 by Thomas West — Abstract: Although there are many scholarly treatments of the Founders’ understanding of property and economics, few of them present an overview of the complete package of the principles and policies upon which they agreed. Even the fact that there was a consensus among the Founders is […]

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