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The Economy Needs a Volcker Moment

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Tags Booms and BustsEconomic PolicyInflationU.S. EconomyU.S. History

08/03/2022Connor Mortell
Narrator: 
Michael Stack

When Paul Volcker was Fed chairman forty years ago, he did what was necessary to bring down inflation. Unfortunately, the current Fed leadership at best is engaging in Volcker Lite.

Original Article: "The Economy Needs a Volcker Moment"

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Author:

Connor Mortell

Connor Mortell graduated from Texas Christian University with a BBA in finance, minoring in Chinese language and culture. After graduation, he worked as a legislative aide in the Florida House of Representatives from 2019–21. Currently he is an MBA student at Florida State University. Additionally, he is a graduate of Mises University, where he passed the Mündliche Prüfung Viva Voce Exam on economics.

Original Article: 
The Economy Needs a Volcker Moment