New World Economics

By: Nathan Lewis
all contents copyright Nathan Lewis 2005-2013

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"Easily the most important book of 2013 ... and the best book on money that's yet been written"
-- John Tamny (

Want a basic introduction? Watch a thirty-minute presentation given at the Cato Institute in February 2014,
or this
two-minute video on how to introduce and use a parallel currency.

Read my previous book, Gold: the Once and Future Money (2007), available in five languages worldwide.

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September 11, 2014: Japan's Graying Population Needs New Solutions, Not Old Failures

In addition to the item (above) at, I thought I'd add this chart of U.S. wheat yield per acre, 1866-2013

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September 7, 2014: HTMAPODWTTC 14: Mobile Homes and Manufactured Housing
August 28, 2014: Economic Abundance with a Shrinking Population: Why Not?
August 24, 2014: Summer Slackoff: Ultralight Hiking 2014
August 17, 2014: Gold Holdings of Central Banks and Governments 2: The Larger View, 1850-2000

August 10, 2014: Gold Holdings of Central Banks and Governments, 1913-1941
August 7, 2014: Don't "Kitchen Sink" the Monetary Debate. Gold-Based Money Is Simple.

August 3, 2014: The Reichsbank, 1924-1941
July 27, 2014: The Bank of France, 1914-1941

July 24, 2014: On the Path To a Better Monetary System: Bretton Woods Didn't Fail Because of the "Balance of Payments"

July 20, 2014: The Bank of England, 1914-1941
July 18, 2014: Foreign Exchange Rates 1913-1941 #8: A Brief Summary
July 17, 2014: Devaluations of the 1930s Don't Justify Today's Funny Money Excess
July 13, 2014: HTMAPODWTTC 13: Getting Other People's Cooperation
July 10, 2014: Paul Volcker Dreams of a "New Bretton Woods." But What Would That Look Like?

July 3, 2014: The "Income Inequality" Debate Is Not About Income Inequality
June 22, 2014: Foreign Exchange Rates 1913-1941 #7: Switzerland's Independence; Turkey Avoids Devaluation
June 19, 2014: Explaining "Freaky Friday" -- How the Gold Guys Became Their Own Worst Enemies

June 4, 2014: Health and Fitness 2014: The Rest of Your Life
June 3, 2014: Book Review: Steve Forbes Leads the New Renaissance in Monetary Understanding
June 1, 2014: Foreign Exchange Rates 1913-1941 #6: Hyperinflation in Poland; Russia's WWI Decline