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Economist and Author Judy Shelton Appointed as Senior Advisor to The Gold Standard Now

Judy Shelton, an economist with expertise in global finance and monetary issues, has been appointed as a Senior Advisor for

Judy Shelton has been appointed to, a project of the Lehrman Institute. Institute founder and chairman Lewis E. Lehrman said, "The entire Board is very proud to welcome Judy Shelton as a Senior Advisor to The Gold Standard Now.  Miss Shelton has an outstanding reputation as an international economist and forecaster.  Her work with the Atlas Economic Research Foundation’s Sound Money Project is very widely respected.  Her new book, Fixing the Dollar Now, is a perfect piece for those who want not only the fundamentals, but the way to get from here to there.  She presents a practical proposal, grounded in the Constitution, monetary theory, monetary history and sound monetary policy.” is a website that provides information about the classical gold standard. The site provides key writings, historical information, breaking news, featured articles from the world media and frequently updated original content.

Judy Shelton is an economist with expertise in global finance and monetary issues. She is co-Director of the Sound Money Project at the Atlas Economic Research Foundation and author of The Coming Soviet Crash (1989), Money Meltdown (1994), and Fixing the Dollar Now: Why US Money Lost Its Integrity and How We Can Restore It (2011). Her international economics articles have been published by The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post and Financial Times. Dr. Shelton holds a Ph.D. in business administration from the University of Utah.

Upon accepting the appointment, Shelton said, “It is a great privilege to be associated with The Gold Standard Now, which is a premier organization for advancing the cause of sound money. I am particularly delighted to be working with Lew Lehrman—a man of prodigious talent and great intellectual depth. His leadership will prove invaluable in restoring a gold standard for America and the world.”

Currently serving as advisors of are economist and financial editor Paul Fabra; Sean Fieler chairman of the American Principles Project; John D. Mueller, Director of Economics and Ethics program at the Ethics and Public Policy Center; author and journalist James Grant; Ralph J. Benko, author of many articles on the gold standard, most recently at The Washington Examiner,, and; Brian Domitrovic, author of Econoclasts: the Rebels Who Sparked the Supply-Side Revolution and Restored American Prosperity and columnist; author Jeffrey Bell, policy director of the American Principles Project; Monetary Policy expert Rich Danker, Project Director of Economics at American Principles Project; Forbes columnist Charles Kadlec; analyst Christopher K. Potter, President of Northern Border Capital Management; conservative leader Frank Cannon, President of the American Principles Project; and Frank Trotta, President of the Lehrman Institute.

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