Richard Salsman

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Not to be confused with Richard M. Stallman.

Richard M. Salsman (/ˈsɑːlzmən/; born c. 1960) is an American economist and lecturer. His work incorporates Objectivist philosophy and supply-side economics.[1] In particular, Salsman admires the ideas of economists such as Jean-Baptiste Say and Carl Menger,[2] as opposed to more modern supply-siders such as Arthur Laffer. Salsman is most known for his support of the gold standard and free banking, his opposition to central banking,[3] his critiques of the philosophy of Austrian economists such as Ludwig von Mises and Friedrich Hayek,[citation needed] his work on the causes and consequences of the Great Depression,[4] and his homages to the ideas of Jean-Baptiste Say.[5]


Publications (books and chapters)[edit]

  • “Part 1: What Made the Roaring ’20s Roar”, June, 2004, pp. 16–24.
  • “Part 2: Hoover’s Progressive Assault on Business”, July, 2004, pp. 10–20.
  • “Part 3: Roosevelt's Raw Deal”, August, 2004, pp. 9–20.
  • “Part 4: Freedom and Prosperity”, January, 2005, pp. 14–23.



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  2. ^ "Richard M. Salsman" (2003). The Capitalist Advisor: Top Down Insights, Bottom Line Results: Saysian Economics. Intermarket Forecasting Inc., Chapel Hill, NC.
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