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Joseph T. Salerno

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Joseph T. Salerno received his PhD in economics from Rutgers University. He is professor emeritus of economics in the Finance and Graduate Economics Department in the Lubin School of Business of Pace University in New York City. He is the editor of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics and the Academic Vice President of the Ludwig von Mises Institute where he held the inaugural Peterson-Luddy Chair in Austrian Economics. He also holds the John V. Denson II Endowed Professorship in the economics department at Auburn University. 

Professor Salerno is a research associate of the Foundations of the Market Economy in the economics department at New York University and is on the Board of Editors of five academic journals. Salerno has published over 50 articles and essays in refereed journals and scholarly books. His latest book is The Fed at One Hundred: A Critical View on the Fed­eral Reserve System, coedited with David Howden (Springer 2014). He is the author of Money: Sound and Unsound (Mises Institute 2010). He recently published “Currency Depreciation and the Monetary Adjustment Process: Reconsidering Lord King’s Contributions” (with Carmen Elena Dorobat) in the Oxford Economic Papers in 2017. 

He has testified before US Congress several times and published numerous op eds online at mises.org, forbes.com, Christian Science Monitor.com, Wall Street Oasis.com, and Economic Policy Journal.com. 

Salerno lectures frequently throughout the US and internationally, and more than fifty of his lectures are available online. He has also been interviewed on broadcast and online radio and TV shows including Bloomberg radio, CSPAN, Fox News, Fox Business Network, New York Lawline, and RTtelevision. 

He blogs at http://mises.org/Blog

All Works

A Birthday Tribute to Murray Rothbard’s Favorite Economist

02/14/2022Power & Market

If one-tenth of the time and the energy that has been lavished over an enormously inferior work like Marshall’s Principles ha[d] been spent on this work, the history of economic thought in our time would be enormously different.

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The Essence of Hutt

BiographiesFree MarketsPricesProduction Theory

11/08/2021Mises Daily Articles
In that epoch of virtually unchallenged Keynesian ascendancy, Hutt's work was a beacon for those who defended the truth that economics is about the choices and actions of real human beings.
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Venezuelans Turn to Gold Nuggets as the Local Currency Implodes

Blog10/28/2021

In one region of Venezuela, gold flakes have become the currency of choice in the region, with prices for commodities and services quoted in grams of gold.

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Joe Salerno on Rothbard's History of Economic Thought

Book ReviewsMoney and BanksHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

10/19/2021Mises Media
We wrap up our look at Murray Rothbard's sprawling two volume An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought with Dr. Joe Salerno, Rothbard's friend and colleague.
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Joe Salerno versus Paul Krugman on Austrian Business Cycle Theory

Monetary PolicyOther Schools of Thought

10/01/2021Mises Media
Using a recent Paul Krugman column as the jumping off point, the Mises Institute Academic Vice President Joe Salerno explains and defends Austrian business cycle theory.
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