Posts Tagged ‘Specie Circular’

  • The Congress and the Deficit

    Our Confidence in Congress

    Aug 18, 12 • 98 Views • Behavioral Economics, Economic History, Financial Markets, Government, Macroeconomic Measurement, Money and Monetary Policy, UncategorizedNo Comments

    The preface to This Time It’s Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly tells us that, “We have been here before.” During 1837, with Martin Van Buren entering the White House and Andrew Jackson leaving, a depression had begun. Called...