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Remembering the "Market" in Market Monetarism

Remembering the "Market" in Market Monetarism

A couple of days ago the young and talented George Mason University economist Alex Salter wrote the following statement on his Facebook account:

A five-step plan for Mark Carney

A five-step plan for Mark Carney

I am on the way to London – in fact I am writing this on the flight from Copenhagen – so I thought it would be fitting to write a piece on the challenges for the new Bank of England governor Mark Carney.

Explaining some Market Monetarist positions - again

Explaining some Market Monetarist positions - again

My blog posts are spread around the internet in all kind of ways. For example whenever I post a new blog post it is automatically posted on my Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin accounts. Therefore, people will from time to time also comment there on my posts. This exactly what my old Polish friend Pawel Bochniarz has done.

Blame del Pont for the nightmarish rise in Argentine inflation

Blame del Pont for the nightmarish rise in Argentine inflation

This is from MercoPress today (Saturday)):

The depressing state of European monetary "thinking"

The depressing state of European monetary "thinking"

Somebody today sent me the following quote from the front page of today's edition of the German business daily Handelsblatt (translated from German):

"It's the weather, stupid"

"It's the weather, stupid"

Around the world people today participate in May Day demonstrations (some call them 'celebrations') and in some countries it is even a public holiday. But why do people participate in May Day demonstrations? My good friend Professor Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard has the answer: It's the weather, stupid!

This should teach you not to mess with Milton Friedman

This should teach you not to mess with Milton Friedman

This is Argentine central bank governor Mercedes Marcó del Pont in an interview on March 26 2012:

Euro crisis on a napkin
Greece in the news - 81 years ago...

Greece in the news - 81 years ago...

This is from the "The Brisbane Courier" April 18 1932

Depression Remedy - what we can learn from old newspaper articles

Depression Remedy - what we can learn from old newspaper articles

I strongly believe that we can learn a lot about the present crisis from studying economic and monetary history. Particularly the study of the Great Depression should be of interest to anybody who is interested in the causes of the present crisis and how to get us out of the crisis.

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