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The Fed Isn’t Bluffing: The Real Threat of an Upside-Down Depression

Paul Volcker restored the Fed's credibility through suffering. The Fed's leadership knows that it must pursue a similar course today.

Book Review: The Price of Time

Almost unique among serious finance books, Edward Chancellor’s The Price of Time serves well as bedtime reading.

Building a CAPM That Works: What It Means for Today’s Markets

The capital asset pricing model (CAPM) is a marvel of economic scholarship. The problem is that it doesn’t always work in practice. So, we fixed it.

Book Review: The Financial Crisis of 2008

Barrie Wigmore analyzes an extremely complex topic, the financial crisis of 2008, with wide-ranging and deep analysis.

Inflation Trends: What’s the Outlook?

Is inflation broadly distributed or confined to select categories?

What If the US Government Were Valued Like a Company?

If the US government were a normal company, it would have had to declare bankruptcy long ago.

Turkey: The Trouble with Debt-Driven Growth

Turkey's economic travails provide a cautionary tale for other developing nations.

The Russia–Ukraine War and Other Geopolitical Risks

The spillover effect of the Russia-Ukraine War will increase food prices and geopolitical risk throughout the world.

How Long Can Russia Withstand the Sanctions?

The toll of the economic embargo on Russia will be enormous.

Progress in Economics

How has the consensus among economists on such issues as deficit spending and population growth shifted over the decades?



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