Who Will Win 2024 Election? The Best Prediction Tool According To Economist Steve Hanke

The David Lin Report, Released on 7/9/24 (Recorded on 7/8/24)

Steve Hanke, Professor of Applied Economics, explains his preferred indicator of Presidential election results, the implications of the recent French election on France’s economy, and the future of the Japanese Yen.

0:00 – Intro
2:00 – Election betting markets
14:53 – Election result odds
23:26 – French election
29:14 – Japanese Yen

Steve Hanke is an American applied economist at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. He is also a senior fellow and director of the Troubled Currencies Project at the libertarian Cato Institute in Washington, DC, and co-director of the Johns Hopkins University’s Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health, and the Study of Business Enterprise in Baltimore, Maryland. Hanke is known for his work as a currency reformer in emerging-market countries. He was a senior economist with President Ronald Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisers from 1981 to 1982, and has served as an adviser to heads of state in countries throughout Asia, South America, Europe, and the Middle East. He is also known for his work on currency boards, dollarization, hyperinflation, water pricing and demand, benefit-cost analysis, privatization, and other topics in applied economics. Hanke has written extensively as a columnist for Forbes magazine and other publications. He is also a currency and commodity trader.

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Igby MacDavitt

I’ll say this: Steve Hanke is best listened to at 1.25x or 1.5x speed. Thanks for posting the interview; it brought up a few interesting academic-styled topics.