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Fed's Fisher doesn't comment on policy

with John B. Taylorvia Reuters
Friday, October 12, 2007

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher did not comment on current monetary policy or the economic outlook in opening remarks at a conference...

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Letter: Typical liberal reply wasn't about issues

with Milton Friedmanvia Chicago Daily Herald
Friday, October 12, 2007

This letter is in response to the ad hominem attack on me in an Oct. 2 letter by Shelia Burris of Elgin...

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Bernanke praises fellow economist

with John B. Taylorvia USA Today
Friday, October 12, 2007

Keeping the world's largest economy on an even keel is a complicated job so it seemed fitting that Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke offered some kind words to a man who has helped make that work a little easier...

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Letters: A Senator's Obtuseness Regarding Economics

with Thomas Sowellvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, October 11, 2007

If Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) really thinks trade causes poverty, he should encourage the Vermont legislature to erect high tariff barriers against goods from the other 49 states ("Free Trade Treaties Mean Impoverishment," Letters to the Editor, Oct. 4)...

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Conference honors Hoover fellow

with John B. Taylor, George P. Shultzvia Stanford Daily
Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Economics Prof. John Taylor Ph.D. ‘73, a Hoover Institution senior fellow, will be honored this weekend at a Dallas conference entitled “John Taylor’s Contributions to Monetary Theory and Policy..."

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Reihan: Glaeser on the Downside of Devolution

with Milton Friedmanvia Atlantic
Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Ed Glaeser has written a fascinating column on the AMT that will take some time to unpack...

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Nilekani's book targets global audience

with Niall Fergusonvia Economic Times (India)
Monday, October 8, 2007

Nandan Nilekani is writing his first book which will be neither autobiographical nor on the Indian software industry with a focus on the Infosys saga...

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McCraw on Schumpeter, Innovation, and Creative Destruction

by Russ Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, October 8, 2007

Thomas McCraw of Harvard University talks about the ideas of Joseph Schumpeter from his book, Prophet of Innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and Creative Destruction...

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Jamal Mecklai: Will the strong Re derail `the Big I`?*

with Milton Friedmanvia Business Standard
Friday, October 5, 2007

To the contrary, the strengthening rupee and, more importantly, the fact that the RBI and government decision-making are being forced to cede ground to the market will result in much more efficient (=market-determined) resource allocation in India...

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Stockholm Syndrome

with Milton Friedmanvia American
Thursday, October 4, 2007

There is a magnificent slowness to most everything in Sweden...


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