Tag Archives: This Time is Different

Planning for Future Rate Hikes: What Can History Tell Us that the Fed Won’t?

It stands to reason that when the Fed eventually lifts interest rates, we’ll see the usual effects. After a sustained rise in rates, you can safely bet on: Fixed investment and business earnings dropping sharply GDP growth following investment and … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Reinhart-Rogoff Kerfuffle and the Consequences of High Government Debt

Last September, the Centre for Independent Studies (CIS) asked us for an article updating our commentary on the Reinhart-Rogoff controversy, while combining it with one of our government debt studies.  The article appeared in the latest issue of the organization’s POLICY Magazine, which hit … Continue reading

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