Steve Hanke

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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.

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    人間の置かれる状況は、両極端な「不幸(悲惨)」か「幸福(恵まれている)」かのどちらかだ。そして、国の「悲惨」な状況を改善させる最も確実な方法は、経済を成長させることだ。多くの国は定期的に、経済指標を発表する。各国のその数値を比較すれば、世界中のどの国で市民が困窮しているのか、あるいは恵まれた状況にあ ...