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Are we really going to see the Amero?

Top 50 Economics Blogs

by Linda G on April 7, 2009

The theories and principles behind economics are difficult for many to understand. However, many of the following blogs take this difficulty into consideration as they try to reach out to a broad audience in many cases. The list contains some of the most popular international perspectives, academic blogs and a list of “come-hither, I know [...]


In March, Beijing central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan roiled the global financial system by suggesting, in an essay aimed at an international audience, that a new reserve currency be adopted — one that could replace the U.S. dollar as the global currency predominantly used in trade between nations. Although not mentioning the dollar by name, [...]


The recession is hurting everyone. The American people are pissed, and rightly so. But who should we really be pissed at? Let’s take a look at the specific people responsible for the current economic crisis.


As the price of gold remains solidly above $900 an ounce (it even topped $1,000 not too long ago), more people are asking this question: Whatever happened to the gold standard? Others are more concerned about the fact that we don’t actually have something physical to back up our currency. And why did we move [...]