Richard M. Salsman

Richard Salsman is president of InterMarket Forecasting, Inc., an economic-investment consulting firm that he founded in 2000. Previously he was an economist at Wainwright Economics, Inc. and a banker at the Bank of New York and Citibank. Dr. Salsman has authored the books Gold and Liberty (1995) and Breaking the Banks: Central Banking Problems and Free Banking Solutions (1990), six chapters in edited volumes, and scores of articles. His worked has appeared in the Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Forbes, the Economist, the Financial Post, the Intellectual Activist, and The Objective Standard (where he is also a Contributing Editor). Since 2010 he has been a regular essayist at Forbes.com. Dr. Salsman earned a B.A. in economics from Bowdoin College (1981), an M.A. in economics from New York University (1988), and a PhD in political economy from Duke University (2012). His dissertation, “The Political Economy of Public Credit,” explores the theory, history, and consequences of government borrowing.

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