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Joseph T. Salerno is academic vice president of the Mises Institute, a professor of economics at Pace University, and the John V. Denson II Professor of Economics at Auburn University.
Jeffrey M. Herbener is chairman of the department of economics at Grove City College and associate editor of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics.
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“Ted Cruz Embraces Fringe Monetary Policy That Went Out of Style in the 1930s,” by Alan Pyke
What Has Government Done to Our Money? by Murray N. Rothbard
What You Should Know About Inflation, by Henry Hazlitt
The Austrian Theory of the Trade Cycle and Other Essays, ed. Richard Ebeling
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