Professor of Applied Economics at Johns Hopkins University
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Professor of Applied Economics and Co-Director of the Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health, and the Study of Business Enterprise at The Johns Hopkins University; Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute; Distinguished Professor at the Universitas Pelita Harapan in Jakarta, Indonesia; Senior ... more

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Venezuela’s Hyperinflation Drags On For A Near Record—36 Months
Venezuela is the only country in the world that is suffering from the ravages of hyperinflation.
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Latin America Sinks Under The Weight Of Its Third-Rate Currencies
Latin America is plagued with many endemic economic problems. As a result, slow growth and economic instability are the order of the day. Latin America is sinking.
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The “Strong” Dollar Hits U.S. Corporate Profits
The S&P 500’s technology sector, which generates more than half of its revenue overseas, is heavily exposed to currency risk. Firms that produce materials, energy companies and consumer staples, are also in the crosshairs of a strong dollar.
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The Trade War That Never Stops
Over the weekend, the White House suspended the tariff increases against Chinese goods that were scheduled to be imposed on October 15th.
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The Saudi Oil Shock: Who Wins, Who Loses
Brent crude prices surged by 15%, from $60/bbl on September 13th to $69/bbl on the 16th, the first trading day after last weekend’s drone attacks.
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Worried About A Recession? Relax
Everyone seems to be wringing their hands about what they fear is an oncoming recession.
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Senior Fellow
Cato Institute
2002 - Present (18 years 7 months)

Location Washington D.C.

Senior Fellow and Director of the Troubled Currencies Project

Co Director
Johns Hopkins Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health, and the Study of Business Enterprise
1995 - Present (25 years 8 months)
Professor of Applied Economics
Johns Hopkins University
1969 - Present (52 years)

Location Baltimore, Maryland

Education

University of Colorado Boulder
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
1969
Economics
University of Colorado Boulder
Bachelor of Science (BS)
1964
Administration

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