Steve Hanke
Contributor|Policy

ABOUT

Steve H. Hanke | Professor | Economist | Author | Currency Expert | White House Alum. Steve Hanke is a professor of applied economics at The Johns Hopkins University and senior fellow at the Cato Institute. Over four decades

...

Steve H. Hanke | Professor | Economist | Author | Currency Expert | White House Alum. Steve Hanke is a professor of applied economics at The Johns Hopkins University and senior fellow at the Cato Institute. Over four decades Hanke has advised dozens of world leaders from Ronald Reagan to Indonesia’s Suharto on currency reforms, infrastructure development, privatization, and how to tame hyperinflation. He also trades currencies and commodities and was the president of the world’s best performing mutual fund in 1995 ( 79.25%). He wrote a regular column in Forbes Magazine from 1993 to 2010. He and his wife reside in Baltimore and Paris. You can follow him on twitter @steve_hanke.

Read MoreRead Less
LATESTARCHIVE
Oct 15, 2019

Trade Wars: Facts And Fallacies

President Trump, with many others, has a straightforward view on international trade. They believe an external deficit is caused by foreigners who manipulate exchange rates and engage in unfair trade practices. Trump and his followers feel the U.S. is victimized by foreigners, but they are all wrong
Oct 14, 2019

The Great American Indian Land Heist

Today, we celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the U.S. I use the word “celebrate” advisedly. The record of the U.S. government’s treatment of American Indians has been dismal. Indeed, the scene has been set many times.
Oct 13, 2019

The Trade War That Never Stops

Over the weekend, the White House suspended the tariff increases against Chinese goods that were scheduled to be imposed on October 15th. The reality is that Trump is “all in” on a trade war with China. The U.S. is an imperial power that's fatally attracted to trade wars. Hostilities will continue.
Sep 27, 2019

Trump: Transform The U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve Into An Oil Bank

Following the attacks on key crude oil production facilities in Saudi Arabia, President Trump announced the authorization of the release of oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve to keep the market well supplied. The market, not the President, should determine the release of the massive SPR.
Sep 22, 2019

The Saudi Oil Shock: Who Wins, Who Loses

On September 14th, drones targeted Saudi Arabia's Abqaiq oil refinery and Khurais oil field, destroying over half of Saudi Arabia's output. Brent crude prices surged 15% from September 13th to 16th. Elevated crude prices raise the obvious question: what countries are the biggest winners and losers?
More Articles
September 2019 (5)
August 2019 (5)
July 2019 (5)
June 2019 (5)
May 2019 (5)
March 2019 (5)
February 2019 (5)
January 2019 (5)
December 2018 (5)
November 2018 (5)
October 2018 (5)
September 2018 (5)
August 2018 (6)
July 2018 (4)
June 2018 (5)
May 2018 (5)
April 2018 (5)
March 2018 (6)
February 2018 (3)
January 2018 (5)
December 2017 (6)
November 2017 (2)
October 2017 (5)
September 2017 (5)
August 2017 (5)
July 2017 (4)
June 2017 (7)
May 2017 (3)
April 2017 (5)
March 2017 (5)
February 2017 (2)