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How Inflation Got Away from Washington Screw Ups

Being a government hack has its advantages. You get eleven paid holidays per year. You get promoted for poor performance. The benefits are superb. Best of all, you can get remarkably rich…even if you’re a screw up. Continue reading

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How Quantitative Tightening Ends

The pursuit of decadence is always met with the painful reality that stopping the excess is much more difficult than starting. This realization, like a killer in the night, lies in wait until just after the point of no return. When the certain destruction cannot be undone. Continue reading

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How Central Planners Corrupted the World

The impossible happened in the late-1970s. Inflation and unemployment simultaneously went vertical. Leading economists were baffled. This contradicted their academic training. Continue reading

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Will Larry Summers Save the World Again?

Modern macroeconomics is a boring and dreary trade. The monthly report outs on GDP, unemployment, inflation, and other data aggregates, are a dull waste of time. What decisions could you possibly make to improve your lot in life from these data reports? Continue reading

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