By Kirsten Salyer

Economist's View on the economies of ancient Greece and China
Bank of Japan on independent central banking
Naked Capitalism on the world's worst central banker
Marginal Revolution on austerity in the U.K. in the 1920s
American Historical Association on the Oct. 3 presidential debate

Read more from Echoes, Bloomberg View's economic history blog.

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