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Robert Aro

Robert Aro is a chartered professional accountant (CPA, CA) from Toronto who writes for the Mises Power and Market blog on issues surrounding the Federal Reserve and central banking. He is currently enrolled in the Mises Institute’s graduate school, working toward his master of arts in Austrian economics. In 2021, Robert placed third in the Free Private Cities short story contest with "Express to City Center ONE," which explores the endless possibilities a stateless society can offer the world. Passionate about writing and economics, he intends to publish in the future.

You can follow Robert under the name Econ Circus on Twitter.

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Now You Can Join the Fed's Community Advisory Council

04/20/2021Power & Market

There could be a real opportunity to get on “the inside” of the Federal Reserve. Last Monday it was announced the Federal Reserve Board accepting applications for its Community Advisory Council.

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The Fed Does 60 Minutes ... Again

04/15/2021Power & Market

Unfortunately, the problem with this type of interview is that it doesn’t get to the heart of the matter. When asked about why 2% inflation, there was no follow up to challenge Powell. 

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Does the FOMC Even Believe What It's Saying?

04/15/2021Power & Market

Reading the most recent FOMC minutes, it’s difficult to know whether they believe what they say, or are just going through the motions, attempting to stave off economic collapse for as long as possible.

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Fedcoin to the Rescue?

Money and Banking

04/14/2021Mises Media
It could take several years. But “Fedcoin'' is on its way and soon will be our reality. The question is: Will Fedcoin make our lives easier or just the Fed’s?
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Is the Fed Propping Up the US Government?

04/07/2021Power & Market

It's less and less convincing when the Fed claims it acts “solely to fulfill our congressionally mandated goals of maximum employment and price stability." 

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