<html> <head><style type ="text/css">body { font-family: "Bloomberg Prop Unicode I", Verdana, sans-serif; font-size:125%; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; color: #FF9F0F; background-color: #000000; text-align: left; } p {line-height: 1.25em; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" );} h1, h2, h3 { text-align: left; font-weight: normal; color: #FFFFFF; } h1 { font-size: 130%; } h2 { font-size: 115%; } h3 { font-size: 100%; } #bb-style { font-size: 90%; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" ); } b, strong { font-weight: bold; } i, em { color: #FEC54A; } pre { font-family: "Andale Mono", "Monaco", "Lucida Console"; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; line-height: 1.25em; } table { border: 0; font-size: 90%; width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; } td, tr { text-align: left; } td.numeric { text-align: right; } a:link { color:#53B2F5; text-decoration: none; } a:visited {color:#53B2F5} a:active {color:#53B2F5} a:hover {color:#53B2F5} </style> </head> <body> <p>By Kirsten Salyer</p> <p>History News Network on <a href="http://bit.ly/IMvDSu">how Mormon history has shaped Mitt Romney</a><br> The Levy Economics Institute on <a href="http://www.levyinstitute.org/pubs/wp_717.pdf">an alternative history of money</a><br> The University of Gothenburg on <a href="http://gupea.ub.gu.se/bitstream/2077/29193/1/gupea_2077_29193_1.pdf">the origins of the Sicilian mafia<br></a>The American Numismatic Society on <a href="http://numismatics.org/Exhibits/SignsofInflation">an exhibit about the history of inflation at the New York Fed <br></a>Felix Salmon on <a href="http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/05/07/how-venture-capital-is-broken/">the decline of venture capitalism</a><br> Marginal Revolution on <a href="http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2012/05/the-growth-of-justice.html">the "growth of justice" in the U.S. <br></a><br> Read more from Echoes, Bloomberg View's economic history blog, <a title="Open Web Site" rel="external" href="http://www.bloomberg.com/view/echoes/">online</a>.</p> </body> </html>