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Joseph T. Salerno

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Works Published inMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Austrian Economics NewsletterThe AustrianSpeeches and PresentationsArticles of Interest

AwardsPeterson-Luddy Chair in Austrian EconomicsLawrence W. Fertig Prize in Austrian Economics

Joseph T. Salerno received his Ph.D. 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, co-edited 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 U. S. 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 U.S. 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

Hayek's Chicago Seminar on Justice and Equality

Political Theory

Blog06/26/2017
In 1950-51 Hayek presented a seminar at the University of Chicago entitled "Justice and Equality." The seminar was opened to faculty and students.
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Yes, the Fed Really Is Holding Down Interest Rates

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/26/2017
The empirical evidence is clear: the Fed is pursuing an expansionist monetary policy — and the economic benefits have been disappointing at best.
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Mises Weekends: Yes, You Should Read Human Action

StrategyAustrian Economics Overview

06/02/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist, Joe Salerno, and Karl-Friedrich Israel discuss Mises's Human Action —perhaps the greatest treatise on economics ever written.
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Rothbard: These Are the Best Libertarian Educators

Education

Blog05/24/2017
In a 1961 letter to F.A. Harper, Rothbard, listed who he felt were the world's most important libertarian educators.
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Milton Friedman Debunked — by Econometricians

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/12/2017
Despite arbitrarily fudging the data, Friedman was unable to support one of his most central claims — that the demand for money is very stable.
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