The U.S. Debt and Debt-Downgrade

– September 1, 2011

Economic Bulletin Vol. LI, no. 9 | September. 2011 The downgrade of the once-unassailable U.S. debt will have ripple effects around the world. A team of AIER economists take a reading of the big picture. by Steven R. Cunningham, PhD, Director of Resear …

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The Euro’s Problems Are Fundamental

– August 1, 2011

Theories abound about why the Eurozone’s currency is flawed. But most diagnoses ignore the simple source of the euro’s problems: It’s fiat money.

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Replacing the Dollar

– May 1, 2011

Economic BulletinVol. LI, no. 5 | May, 2011Changing the reserve currency will do little to alter a pattern of intensifying financial instability. A far better approach to global and domestic swings lies closer to home.by Margaret L. Greene

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AIER Annual Report 2010

– April 1, 2011

Economic BulletinVol. LI, no. 4 | April, 2011by AIER Staff

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The Five Pillars of Money

– March 1, 2011

Economic BulletinVol. LI, no. 3 | March, 2011A successful monetary system must fulfill certain basic social requirements.by Steven R. Cunningham, PhD, AIER Director of Research and Education

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Is China’s Growth Rate Sustainable?

– February 1, 2011

Economic BulletinVol. LI, no. 2 | February, 2011At first glance, it seems inevitable that the People’s Republic will soon become the world’s largest economy. But a closer look reveals considerable obstacles.by Craig J. Richardson, PhD, Visiting Researc …

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Start Here: Getting Your Financial Life on Track

– January 29, 2011

Economic Bulletin Copyright @ 2011 Start Here is a guide to getting what you want and is filled with easy-to-use tools and tactics to organize your financial affairs. by R. D. Norton Click the Archive PDF link below to download your copy now.

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The AIER Cost-of-Living Guide

– January 1, 2011

Economic Bulletin Vol. LI, January 2011 Average annual inflation for 2010 hovers around 1.6 percent. by AIER staff

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Money and Marriage: How to Choose a Financially Compatible Spouse

– December 1, 2010

Economic BulletinVol. L, No. 12 | December, 2010Financial compatibility is critical for a successful marriage. Yet money is a taboo subject of discussion for many people in our society.by Michael Sion

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The World’s Most Profitable Company

– November 1, 2010

Economic Bulletin Vol. L, no. 11 | November, 2010 The Fed’s profits from interest on its holdings soared after 2007. But so did the risks from its purchases of toxic assets. Its accounting methods understate these risks.  

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Follow the Money

– October 1, 2010

Economic BulletinVol. L, No. 10 | October, 2010A citizen’s primer on how to work with local officials on the heart and soul of government: the budget.By Lynndee Kemmet 

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College Destinations Index: 2010-11 Edition

– September 1, 2010

College Destinations Index: 2010-11 EditionVol. L, no. 9 | September, 2010The index subdivides more than 360 metropolitan statistical areas into four tiers based on population size. We then rank the top scoring destinations in each tier according to 12 …

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