Richard W. Rahn

Richard W. Rahn is the Chairman of the Institute for Global Economic Growth and an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute.

Economic Diplomacy


One Currency for Bosnia: Creating the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina By Warren Coats, Jameson Books, 349 pages, $42.50 When you go to a foreign country and change some of your money into the local currency, what are your concerns? First you want to know what the exchange rate is, and second you want […]

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Economic Legacies


How much do presidents’ policies really affect the economy? The presidential candidates are in the process of laying out their proposed economic policies, and even though these policies greatly differ, each candidate says his or her policies will lead to greater prosperity and more employment. The fact is that the president only has limited powers […]

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