William J. Luther

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Director, Sound Money Project

William J. Luther is the Director of AIER’s Sound Money Project and an Associate Professor of Economics at Florida Atlantic University. His research focuses primarily on questions of currency acceptance. He has published articles in leading scholarly journals, including Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Economic Inquiry, Journal of Institutional Economics, Public Choice, and Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance. His popular writings have appeared in The Economist, Forbes, and U.S. News & World Report. His work has been featured by major media outlets, including NPR, Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, TIME Magazine, National Review, Fox Nation, and VICE News.

Luther earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics at George Mason University and his B.A. in Economics at Capital University. He was an AIER Summer Fellowship Program participant in 2010 and 2011.

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Why Is Maduro Pushing the Petro?

William J. LutherWilliam J. Luther – February 20, 2020

Winner, Winner Chicken Dinner

William J. LutherWilliam J. Luther – January 16, 2020

The Effect of Data Lags on Monetary Policy

William J. LutherWilliam J. Luther – January 14, 2020

What Arthur Burns Broke, Paul Volcker Fixed

William J. LutherWilliam J. Luther – December 15, 2019

The Ideal Money Is Global

William J. LutherWilliam J. Luther – November 6, 2019
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What’s the Right Inflation Rate?

William J. LutherWilliam J. Luther – September 5, 2019
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Krugman and the Goldbugs

Nicolas CachanoskyNicolás Cachanosky – August 23, 2019
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Student Loan Forgiveness Is Bad Policy

William J. LutherWilliam J. Luther – June 27, 2019
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