CPI at 7%? Bet Your Reserve Dollar

The "surprise" jump in producer and consumer price inflation is not a surprise when you understand the political and economic logic of using one nation's domestic currency--the U.S. dollar--as international money.  Domestically oriented analysts have been fooled because U.S. inflation responds to the world-supply of dollars, not just those in the U.S.

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Exclusive Interview With Prof. Lawrence White, Part 3

October 20, 2014

An extended interview with Professor Lawrence White,economics professor at George Mason University who teaches graduate level monetary theory and policy, Part 3

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Exclusive interview with Prof. Lawrence White, Part 3

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