<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>Economist's View on <a href="http://economistsview.typepad.com/economistsview/2012/09/economy-and-economics-of-ancient-greece-and-ancient-china.html">the economies of ancient Greece and China</a><br> Bank of Japan on <a href="http://www.imes.boj.or.jp/research/papers/english/12-E-09.pdf">independent central banking</a><br> Naked Capitalism on <a href="http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2012/10/randy-wray-the-worlds-worst-central-banker.html">the world's worst central banker</a><br> Marginal Revolution on <a href="http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2012/10/what-kind-of-austerity-did-great-britain-implement-in-the-1920s.html">austerity in the U.K. in the 1920s</a><br> American Historical Association on <a href="http://blog.historians.org/news/1761/aha-roundtable-the-presidential-debate-of-october-3-2012">the Oct. 3 presidential debate </a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/view/echoes/">Read more</a> from Echoes, Bloomberg View's economic history blog.</p> </body> </html>