Douglas Irwin Talks About The Gold Standard

Every week I get a call and have a conversation about investing in gold or the U.S. dollar. Obviously, gold is a hot investment right now.  That understood, there are a number of challenges and things to think about when considering any investment.

Do you know anything about the gold standard or the arguments for (or against) a gold standard?  Are you concerned about monetary policy?

Check out Russ Robert‘s interview with Douglas Irwin.  You can listen to a podcast by following the link.

http://www.econtalk.org/archives/2010/10/irwin_on_the_gr.html

“Did France Cause the Great Depression” (link to paper)

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~dirwin/Did%20France%20Cause%20the%20Great%20Depression.pdf

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About Christopher Hessenflow

Christopher Hessenflow is a financial planner in the Chicago area. He works with all sorts of people who are much more interesting than he is. He enjoys his career which lends him time to think and, sometimes, be creative. Chip was born bald.
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