“Death of a Currency”

Lynne Kiesling One of the great topics of discussion with my in-laws over the holidays was the impending demise of the euro, and whether there was any hope for, or reason to, maintain the euro given the sovereign fiscal challenges of the member countries. The disastrous German and Italian bond auctions, and Spain’s cancellation of … More “Death of a Currency”

Happy Thanksgiving

Lynne Kiesling Yesterday the KP Spouse and I drove the 11 hours home from Thanksgiving at his mother’s in Maryland. 11 hours each way (I drove out a week early for the Southern Economic Association meetings) is a small price to pay for avoiding the rudeness, indignity, invasiveness, and civil liberties violations associated with air … More Happy Thanksgiving