Five Books: The best books on Inflation

A major, new, and comprehensive look at six decades of macroeconomic policies across the regionWhat is nice is that in every chapter you have an economist, an expert on that country, writing the story and they give you a lot of data about each specific country. Then, at the end of each chapter, there are discussions with other economists, saying what they think is good and what they think is improvable about the chapter. It’s easy to read and very interesting and it makes comparisons between countries easy.

Full review of A Monetary and Fiscal History of Latin America, 1960-2017 at Five Books.

University of Minnesota Press Podcast

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Art and Posthumanism: Cary Wolfe in conversation with Art after Nature series editors Giovanni Aloi and Caroline Picard.

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Life in Plastic: Petrochemical fantasies and synthetic sensibilities, with Caren Irr, Lisa Swanstrom, Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor, and Daniel Worden.

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Live: A book launch for We Are Meant to Rise at Next Chapter Booksellers features Carolyn Holbrook, David Mura, Douglas Kearney, Melissa Olson, Said Shaiye, and Kao Kalia Yang.