About the Author
Richard Salsman is an assistant professor in the Philosophy, Politics and Economics program at Duke University, president of InterMarket Forecasting, Inc., and a senior fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research. His books include Breaking the Banks: Central Banking Problems and Free Banking Solutions, Gold and Liberty, and The Political Economy of Public Debt: Three Centuries of Theory and Evidence. He received his BA from Bowdoin College, his MA from New York University, and a Ph.D. from Duke University. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.