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White Discusses Ecuador's New Electronic Money System on reports that Ecuador's Sistema de Dinero Electrónico is soon to become the world's first state-run electronic payment system. Lawrence White, faculty member, Department of Economics and Mercatus Center, comments that although the currency is tied to American dollars, it appears to serve as Ecuador's first step away from that standard.

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A Professor Who Suffers No Fools

A Human Events article highlighting Professor Walter Williams and the recent PBS documentary, Suffer No Fools, which is partly based on Walter’s 2010 book, Up from the Projects, about his life and career.

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The Passing of Gordon Tullock (1922 - 2014)

The Economics Department is sad to announce that Gordon Tullock passed away on November 3, 2014, at the age of 92. Please see the letter from the President and Executive Director of the Public Choice Society, as well as links to our faculty's center and blog tributes to Dr. Tullock and Washington Post article.

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