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A Few Things the Fed Has Done Wrong

Robert Auerbach | Posted 11.23.2014 | Business
Robert Auerbach

The Bernanke and Yellen Feds have built a $2.7 monetary time bomb that should not be allowed to explode rapidly. The Fed should sell longer-term Treasury bonds to the public as the Fed reduces the interest they pay on the $2.7 monetary trillion time bomb.

Conservative Economist Wants To Basically Ban Banking

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.29.2014 | Business

In these days of political strife, of Cruz v. Warren, Bush v. Clinton, Sterling v. Humanity, it is nice to know that at least one thing can still brin...

Conservatives, Simply

Robert Slayton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Slayton

Business, or government, or anything else, is not always bad, or always good. We need a richer analysis, taking into account a wider range of evidence and then trying to make sense of it.

Milton Friedman Debate Continues To Roil University Of Chicago

Chi-Town Daily News | Peter Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The first faculty-wide senate meeting of its kind in 24 years could take place by the end of the year at the University of Chicago as a controversy co...

Chicago Economists Lead Bailout Opposition

ABC 7 | Ben Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Some Chicago economists are leading an opposition movement to get lawmakers to consider other options. Two economists lead the opposition movement, o...