Free Trade, International
farmersoy

Are Tariffs Killing People?

– May 20, 2019

When you play politics with international trade, you play a very dangerous game that can result in vast collateral damage.

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International
brazilmarket

Why Is Brazil So Happy?

– May 18, 2019

Not all things are right with the world here yet. There is a very long way to go. The point is that people in this country now know that change can happen.

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International
ArgentinaDollarization

Should Argentina Adopt the Dollar?

– February 9, 2019

Argentina has shown itself incapable of managing the money supply appropriately. It would do better by outsourcing its monetary policy.

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Fiscal Policy, International, Monetary Policy
Argentine Risk

Why Is Country Risk Rising in Argentina?

– January 7, 2019

Argentina has secured an IMF agreement and announced aggressive policies to reduce its fiscal deficit and inflation rate. But that might not be enough to comfort its creditors.

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History, International
castro

Castro’s Revolution on Its 60th Anniversary

– December 31, 2018

The road not taken by Cuba, that of not having the revolution, is one on which the country would have been healthier and richer than it is now. This denial of human flourishing makes Cuba just like any other Communist regime, and thus the regime deserves only scorn.

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International
wtoworld

Macroeconomic Highlights of 2018: A Retrospective

– December 20, 2018

In 2018, all major institutions that provided the basis for the international order since the second half of the past century have come under fire, from NATO and the United Nations, to the role of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, to the World Trade Organization and the European Union. China flexes its muscles and challenges the role of the United States while the US president promotes protectionism and isolationism.

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International
brexit

The Brexit Dilemma: Markets or Politics?

– December 18, 2018

The best solution would be if the British authorities followed a policy of laissez-faire. What would this mean?

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International
setinelisland

Preserved Primitivism Versus Freedom and Prosperity

– December 4, 2018

The Sentinelese people are a remnant reflecting what human life and social experience was like for all of mankind for thousands of years: small bands of interrelated families living the most bare and primitive existence.

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International
imag3

The Money Museums of Canada

– November 28, 2018

AIER was founded on the principle of sound money and has always had a strong connection to gold. To balance all the research and theoretical work we are doing on campus, we went on a field trip to Ottawa, the city hosting the Canadian central bank museum as well as the Royal Mint of Canada.

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International
italiancolliseum

Italy “Abolishes Poverty” by Spending More Money

– November 27, 2018

Economists have pondered for centuries, if not millennia, how to get rid of poverty, starvation, and all other kinds of social ills. Seemingly they did not think about asking Luigi di Maio, the 32-year-old deputy prime minister of Italy.

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