Blog/Economics

Do Sanctions Ever Work?

QUESTION: Hello, with all the talk of sanctions in the news against North Korea and Iran, have sanctions against a country ever worked? Aren’t they a pretext that [...]

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The Real Wealth of a Nation

QUESTION: Dear Martin, Whereas for years you have put in a solid 5,000 year data for arguing for no individual taxes yet in countries around the Middle East there [...]

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The Shift from Public to Private Assets in Europe

QUESTION: Marty, at the Rome WEC you put up that chart that showed historically private sector yields have gone below public. That really demonstrated your point on [...]

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Rethinking Economics

The BBC wrote a piece on the failure of economics. “Many non-economists will say that the economists must have been stupid not to realise what was wrong with [...]

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Socialism has Robbed the Economic Future of Millennials

Socialism has robbed the economic future of millennials. All of the programs have been based upon a Ponzi scheme from Social Security to Obamacare. The entire [...]

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The End of Keynesian-Monetarist Theory

QUESTION: Thank you for your great work. I have read this article where Kudlow says: White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow predicted that it is possible the [...]

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Modern Monetary Theory & Why Central Banks are lost in the Wilderness without a Map

QUESTION: Dear Martin, Would you like to enlighten me on your stance on the Modern Market Theory that is being touted by some in finance and politics please? VV [...]

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The Great Unknown

QUESTION: Martin, if Europe and Japan have destroyed their bond markets, would it be a good idea for them to get the government out of the bond market and have [...]

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Economic Iliad & Odyssey

The term “iliad” in Greek mean a series of miseries or disastrous events and “Odyssey” meant a long wandering or voyage usually marked by [...]

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The Student Suicide Rate Has Been Rising – the new Lost Generation

There have been studies on the riskiest jobs where stress causes higher rates of suicides. The medical profession seems to be at the top of the list, which now [...]

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