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The Fed Can Generate Higher Inflation

– September 24, 2020

“A lack of concern for fiscal discipline by both the U.S. Treasury Secretary and a call for persistent, near zero rates by the Chairman of the Federal Reserve suggests that the Federal Reserve and the U.S. Treasury will act in concert to make the new inflation target a reality. It is not a question of whether the inflation rate will pass 2 percent, but when.” ~ James L. Caton

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The Thin Green Line

– May 28, 2020

“The Fed has again taken unprecedented action to respond to a crisis. Unfortunately, it has gone further towards erasing the separating monetary and fiscal policy, to the detriment of both.” ~ Scott Burns

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R.I.P. Richard H. Timberlake

– May 26, 2020

“Timberlake provided a blueprint for future sound money scholars to conduct thorough and well-respected research on monetary theory and history.” ~ Scott Burns

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The 2019 Sound Money Project Essay Contest Winners

– January 15, 2020

What are the merits of returning to the gold standard? Is such a system feasible today?

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Sound Money Project Essay Contest

– May 26, 2019

What are the merits of returning to the gold standard? Is such a system feasible today?

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Working Paper Series, Volume 1 Issue 5

– November 8, 2018

The fifth issue of the AIER Sound Money Project Working Paper Series is available online. AIER is currently ranked 152nd on SSRN’s Top 1,600 Entrepreneurship Research & Policy Network Organizations..

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Working Paper Series, Volume 1 Issue 4

– October 9, 2018

The fourth issue of the AIER Sound Money Project Working Paper Series is available online. AIER is currently ranked 149th on SSRN’s Top 1,600 Entrepreneurship Research & Policy Network Organizations.

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The Economic and Moral Imperative of Sound Money

– August 14, 2018

AIER’s Sound Money Project has quickly established itself as a leading authority in monetary economics.

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Monetary Policy Coordination: What Could Go Wrong?

– November 30, 2017

There are two reasons monetary policy cooperation might backfire.

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The War on Cash: What Do You Have to Hide?

– November 28, 2017

Banning cash is inconsistent with the liberal tradition. It is the way of despots.

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Intrinsically Worthless to Whom?

– November 21, 2017

Money is not about one person in isolation. It is social.

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Why Do Mobile Money Services Cooperate?

– November 19, 2017

To anyone familiar with free banking systems, the answer is obvious.

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