“The… task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really know about what they imagine they can design.” –Friedrich von Hayek

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The long and deep recession of 193033 finally ended in March of 1933. Once it ended, the Fed, believing that the economy could now — and should now — fend for itself, backed off. The result was one of the most powerful economic expansions in U.S. history, an expansion that lasted three decades.

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We are talking about America’s Monetary Keystone Kops, who have, since 1987 (when Greenspan became chair of the Federal Reserve), been masquerading as central bankers. (Or maybe it’s the other way ‘round, it’s hard to tell.)

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We’ve assessed the successes and failures of central bankers in the 1930s. Now let’s turn our attention to their modern counterparts.

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    Central Bankers Then and Now, Part V
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