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Money, Inflation, the Euro – Most of What You Hear Is Wrong

Here’s a good interview with Chicago’s John Cochrane, who offers incisive contrarian views on money, inflation, “stimulus,” Greece, the euro, economic growth, and Milton Friedman’s “Inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon” meme. I wrote about these topics here.

John Cochrane’s “Unpleasant Fiscal Arithmetic”

Can economic growth stop the coming fiscal inflation?

See my new Forbes column on the puzzling economic outlook and a new way to think about monetary policy . . . .

What not to do

The Wall Street Journal documents Japan’s endless series of profligate pump-priming “stimuli” in the 1990s.

The experiment, predictably, failed.

Here’s Dan Mitchell with a critique that goes beyond Japan: