Saturday, October 25, 2014

Honoring Ronald McKinnon

Ronald McKinnon

Ronald McKinnon, a former professor at Stanford University and a renowned specialist on monetary policy and international trade and finance, passed away earlier this month. In his honor, Project Syndicate has compiled a list of commentaries that explore the impact of his work.

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