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Politics and Government

The Economist lavishly praises the new Keynes biography, The Universal Man: “A biography of John Maynard Keynes without the economics may seem like “Hamlet” without the prince. But Richard Davenport-Hines has set out to write such a book, and the result is utterly absorbing”

At Economics 21, Jared Meyer reviews John Tamny’s book ‘Popular Economics.’

From, Ralph Benko discusses Governor Lincoln Chafee’s primary challenge to Hillary Clinton.

Monetary Policy

From, Brian Domitrovic covers the Fed’s impact on oil prices and Texas.

The New York Fed’s Liberty Street Economics provides a cautionary tale about what happened when Andrew Jackson abolished the Second Bank of the United States and pushed for the use of specie, and why his face should stay on the 20.

The New York Fed’s Liberty Street Economics discusses some of the implications of the reduction in remittances to the Treasury that will occur once the FOMC lifts its target range for the Fed Funds rate.

At the UK Telegraph, Pete Spence warns a debt storm may be headed for emerging markets.