Venezuela Should Follow Germany And Japan’s Path To Wealth

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(This item originally appeared at Forbes.com on May 3, 2019.) Venezuela — what a mess! Despite how bad things are right now, I think that Venezuela could become happy in prosperous in a very short time; and become the wealthiest country in Latin America within …

The Political Path To A New Gold Standard System

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(This item originally appeared at Forbes.com on May 3, 2019.) Recently, people have been asking me about “the political path to a new gold standard” system in the United States. I have been a little surprised by this. It has long been a topic of discussion …

Good Money Part II #3: The Future Unit of Value

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We have been looking at Friedrich Hayek’s monetary writings, compiled by Stephen Kresge in Good Money, in two volumes. January 13, 2019: Good Money, Part I: The New World, by Friedrich HayekFebruary 10, 2019: Good Money Part I #2: Hayek’s Early EnthusiasmsFebruary 16, 2019: Good …

“Income Inequality” Needs A Conservative Solution

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(This item originally appeared at Forbes.com on April 26, 2019.) For a long time, I’ve said that the issues addressed by Democrats are largely valid; the problem is their solutions. A typical Republican pattern has been to assert that the problems don’t actually exist. This …

Good Money Part II #2: Currency Choice

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We have been looking at Friedrich Hayek’s monetary writings, compiled by Stephen Kresge in Good Money, in two volumes. January 13, 2019: Good Money, Part I: The New World, by Friedrich HayekFebruary 10, 2019: Good Money Part I #2: Hayek’s Early EnthusiasmsFebruary 16, 2019: Good …

Stephen Moore, Herman Cain And The Great Depression

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(This item originally appeared at Forbes.com on April 15, 2019.) Oh, the shrieking! The media commentariat has come out with its usual temper tantrum regarding the admiring remarks made by Herman Cain and Stephen Moore toward the gold standard, the principle by which the U.S. …

Economics is Easy — When You Know the Magic Formula

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(This item originally appeared at The Stream on April 5, 2019.) Economics is easy. You just have to remember two things: Low Taxes, and Stable Money. Get this right, and most other things will take care of themselves. Get it wrong, and all the other …

The Magic Formula is now available

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My fourth book, The Magic Formula, is now available in print and eBook formats. (Note that there still might be some minor issues with setting things up for sale.) They are available at Amazon.com here: HardcoverSoftcoverKindle We had some excerpts from this book earlier: September …