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Hal Snarr

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Hal W. Snarr is an assistant professor of economics at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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How Champions of the Poor Become Tyrants

Bureaucracy and RegulationPricesValue and Exchange

Blog09/28/2018

The unintended consequences of government regulation lead to even more government coercion.

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Inflation Has Been Contained — But Not Because of a Liquidity Trap

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog02/28/2018

When the Fed began paying interest on bank reserves, it kept a lid on inflation. But now there's no easy way out.

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The Yield Curve Accordion Theory

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/26/2017
The Fed dictates to markets at least as much as it reacts to markets.
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How Central Banks Widen Wealth and Income Gaps

Blog11/09/2017
Over time, central-bank policies that favor the wealthy lead to income gaps that grow even larger.
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Low Interest Rates Subsidize Wealthy Households

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/21/2017
Wealthier households are often able to benefit more from low interest rates than can lower-income households.
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