Articles by AIER Staff
As the home of the Bastiat Society, the work of Frederic Bastiat is especially meaningful to AIER. As such, we were overjoyed to welcome David M. Hart, one of the world’s foremost scholars on Bastiat, to speak on the life and times of our favori …
AIER Visiting Research Fellow Mary Jane Arneaud’s work began in Trinidad and Fiji, where she discovered in her psychological research that a strong ethnic identity correlated with lower social wellbeing. Arneaud developed a research proposal: an experi …
Amity R. Shlaes presents “On the Legacy of American economist and former Chair of the US Federal Reserve, Arthur Burns, during the Keynesian Revolution” at the American Institute for Economic Research Annual Meeting of Voting Members 2019. Current Chai …
Alexandra Hudson joins the Next Revolution with Steve Hilton to discuss why government cannot fix this.
The video AIER is putting together with the highest professional standards seeks to present both their views fairly and accurately but in a way that it is entertaining and informative. It will inspire further study and a real dedication to ideas.
Sven Schütt is a visiting scholar at AIER and a MA student in the PPE program at Cevro, specializing in Austrian Economics and behavioral policy making. He is writing his MA thesis on Special Economic Zones and how they can help our nation’s wealth.
E.C. Harwood: A Biographical Sketch of the Founder of American Institute for Economic Research, by Katy Delay (full text)
Harwood could not remain silent and still call himself a man of honor. He established AIER in response, an institution dedicated to the fight for integrity, sound money, and free markets. The confrontations with Washington continued over the decades.
An amazing book appeared before FDR was elected that explained all economic events, using sound economic logic and evidence. The crash, this book said, was the result of monetary mismanagement by the Federal Reserve and distorted price and interest rate signals.
George Gilder’s recent book might be his biggest seller yet, and this is after a career of rocking both the intellectual and political worlds with visionary works that have anticipated and then defined the technological and policy trends of the times. His book is Life After Google, and its focus is on the rise of decentralization in what he called the Cyrptocon. He explains why the tech giant’s business model may not work in the future and how the cryptocon will provide a replacement.