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Will the Euro Survive its Current Difficulties?

by Gary S. Beckervia Advancing a Free Society
Sunday, March 21, 2010

The short answer is “yes”. Yet possibly much more serious challenges to the euro will arise in the future unless some important changes are made in the European Monetary Union (EMU).

Arena: The road to 216

by Kenneth E. Scottvia Advancing a Free Society
Saturday, March 20, 2010

The main result of all the twisting and turning will be to raise the price of the final handful of votes needed to pass it all.

The Case for Saturday School

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Advancing a Free Society
Saturday, March 20, 2010

"He who labors diligently need never despair, for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor." —Menander

Quantitative Easing at the Fed and the Bank of Japan

by John B. Taylorvia Advancing a Free Society
Friday, March 19, 2010

Next Thursday March 25 the House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing on how the Fed should exit from its quantitative easing.

Was the “Considerable Period” or the “Measured Pace” More At Fault?

by John B. Taylorvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, March 15, 2010

In his recent review in The New York Review of Books of my book Getting Off Track, Roger Alcaly makes a very interesting point about the “too low for too long” hypothesis, according to which the Fed helped c

The Long-Term Unemployed: Consequences and Possible Cures

by Gary S. Beckervia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, March 15, 2010

Greater unemployment is a casualty of every recession, and the so-called Great Recession is clearly no exception. The unemployment rate grew from under 5% to just over 10% at its peak, and has fallen during the past few months a little to 9.7%.

Milton Friedman Had It Right All Along

by John B. Taylorvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, March 10, 2010

The following is a reasonable summary, in my view, of the available evidence on the impacts of discretionary fiscal and monetary policy actions taken before, during, and after the recent financial crisis:

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