Professor Steve Hanke of Johns Hopkins University said that dollarization has saved Ecuador from a catastrophe, and keeps the Ecuadorian economy one of the best performing in the Latin American region.
July 18, 2016
The Chamber of Commerce of Quito and the Cato Institute are pleased to invite Steve Hanke to the Auditorium of the Chambers in Chile on "How to defend dollarization in Ecuador”
October 26, 2015
Erin sits down with Steve Hanke – professor applied economics at Johns Hopkins University and director of the Troubled Currencies Project at the Cato Institute. Steve tells us if China lowering its reserve requirement as a means of adding stimulus without changing interest rates will boost lending or growth.
March 24, 2015
December 21, 2012
The hallmark of Zimbabwe’s economic collapse is hyperinflation. The most recent official inflation figure is for February 2008: a whopping 165,000 percent year-over-year. At present (early June 2008), inflation is unofficially about 2.5 million percent a year. Not surprisingly, the Zimbabwe dollar has lost more than 99.9 percent of its value against the U.S. dollar during the past year.
March 11, 2009
Rupert Murdoch wants Time Warner and he’s selling off assets to get it! On Friday, 21st Century Fox said it was selling its Italian and German pay-television asset to British Sky Broadcasting -- which is 39% owned by Fox-- for more than $9 billion. This is just the latest sign of consolidation in the European media industry and the deal comes after Time Warner rejected the $80 billion takeover offer by Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox. Erin takes a look.
July 25, 2004