Economics and the Inner Man: The World According to Solomon, Keynes and Fernandez

Food shortages, food riots and skyrocketing food prices: the global food crisis has turned into one of the big stories of 2008. Not to fear: behind every headline and cover story lurks an expert—usually an economist—with a list of “promising solutions.”

“Practical men, who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influences, . . . → Read More: Economics and the Inner Man: The World According to Solomon, Keynes and Fernandez

Hyperinflation: The Inevitable Result of Government-Manged Money

Last Wednesday, Gideon Gono – Zimbabwe’s equivalent of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke – issued a $100 billion note.

What can you buy for $100 billion in Zimbabwe? Not quite one loaf of bread.

Zimbabwe is experiencing 12,500,000% inflation – 12.5 million percent. How does inflation get this far out of control? Who can . . . → Read More: Hyperinflation: The Inevitable Result of Government-Manged Money