An Inflationary Thanksgiving, Revisited

– November 24, 2022

“Americans face another costly holiday season owing to the heavy-handed and arguably unnecessary monetary and fiscal programs early in the COVID pandemic.” ~ Peter C. Earle


Inflation Remains Stubbornly High

– November 11, 2022

“The neutral real interest rate is thought to be around 0.25 percent, suggesting the Fed may need to raise its nominal interest rate target another 175 to 200 basis points just to get to neutral.” ~ William J. Luther


Economic Growth Doesn’t Cause Inflation. Here’s Why

– November 10, 2022

“It’s important to get the basic economic relationships right when discussing monetary policy. Economic growth isn’t inflationary. Journalists and central bankers should stop saying otherwise.” ~ Alexander William Salter


Flatcoins: A More “Stable” Stablecoin?

– November 1, 2022

“If successfully developed, flatcoins will join the ranks of other digital assets like Bitcoin, providing individuals and institutions with monetary solutions outside fiat currencies.” ~ Peter C. Earle & David Waugh


Markets Rally Despite Inflation Report: Peter C. Earle on CBS News (Video)

– October 31, 2022

“Peter C. Earle, economist and research faculty at the American Institute for Economic Research, joined CBS News to discuss financial markets and the economy in light of the CPI report.” ~ AIER


Fact Checking the President on Global Inflation

– October 26, 2022

“An administration which was evidently so troubled by ‘misinformation’ would more profitably target it not by establishing a ministry, but by looking in a mirror.” ~ Peter C. Earle


Rising Inflation Expectations Pose a New Threat to Fed Efforts

– October 20, 2022

“Herding, of sorts, may thwart the effects of contractionary monetary policy measures to some degree. The Fed has a tough job ahead of it, one which may have just become a bit tougher.” ~ Peter C. Earle


Inflated Hopes and Burst Bubbles

– October 18, 2022

“The Fed’s chief task is to restore its lost credibility. In retrospect, the switch to average inflation targeting was a mistake. It gave the Fed plausible deniability for noisier, less predictable policy.” ~ Alexander William Salter


After Promoting Lockdowns, U.N. Advocates Inflationary Policies

– October 16, 2022

“The United Nations’ penchant for promoting the most dunderheaded option at every opportunity might be respectable from the standpoint of predictability.” ~ Peter C. Earle


Is The Fed Trying To Inflate Away US Debt?

– September 28, 2022

“The ease with which the concept is expressed, as if debt were an ice cube left on a driveway on a summer day, betrays the numerous costs associated with such a scheme. And that holds whether the undertaking is intentional or not.” ~ Peter C. Earle


Interest Rates and Fed Tightening

– September 28, 2022

“While interest rates can sometimes be useful as a policy barometer, the various monetary measures (from the monetary base at narrowest to total nominal expenditures at broadest) matter far more.” ~ Alexander William Salter


The Inflation Reduction Act: Is History Repeating Itself? (Video)

– September 21, 2022

“On this episode of Liberty Curious, AIER Senior Research Faculty Thomas Hogan sat down with Kate Wand to discuss the Inflation Reduction Act.” ~ AIER