Gold Standard: Should We Return to It?


Krugman's article on the Gold Bug of WSJ, Kemp, Wanniski and other economists who love gold and the gold standard.

For three views advocating a return to the gold standard see:

Kemp's plan,

Forbes's ideas

Wanniski's homepage.

Read also the exchange on gold and income inequality betwen Krugman and Jude Wanniski (one of the intellectual fathers of supply-side economics): the original article of Krugman The spiral of inequality, the reply of Wanniski and the counter-reply of Krugman.