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Niall Ferguson

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Niall Ferguson's Biography

Niall Campbell Douglas Ferguson (born 18 April 1964) is a British historian. He is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University. His speciality is international history, economic history, particularly hyperinflation and the bond markets, and British and American imperialism.

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James Surowiecki of New Yorker and Niall Ferguson at @nypl.
James Surowiecki of New Yorker and Niall Ferguson at @nypl.
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Niall Ferguson News Stories

  • Inflation Mythology

      News Source: Truthout | 4 days ago
    Albania / CartoonArts International / The New York Times Syndicate) Whenever I point out that the hyperinflation the usual suspects have been predicting in the United States for the past six years hasn't materialized, I get a rash of comments
  • If only the U.S. had stayed out of WWI

      News Source: Japan Times | 21 days ago
    The first big wave of embracing a liberal international economic order relatively free trade, rising international capital flows and rapidly growing global economic integration resulted in something remarkable. Between 1870 and 1914, there was a 45-
  • Nasty piece of work: The Sun's nationalism is doing England great harm

      News Source: The Conversation | 1 month ago
    Supplied Other than war, few things fire nationalist sentiments in a society quite like sport. On June 27 2010, as the English football team were being thrashed by Germany in the World Cup in South Africa, England's fans chanted: Two world wars and

Niall Ferguson Blogs

  • Markets and the fog of war | AEIdeas

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    Niall Ferguson, the renowned British historian, reminds us that despite the many early warning signs that should have been alerting markets to the outbreak of the First World War, it was only in August 1914 that markets finally paid attention ...
  • Lies, Myths (and television) about the First World War. | ...

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    Niall Ferguson's The Pity of War (discussed below) was also a low point. But many others are excellent, none more so than The First World War series screened recently by BBC 4 every Tuesday night for 10 weeks, a broad, authoritative survey ..
  • 5/06/2014 04:58:00 PM - Cliff Kule's Notes

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    Historian Niall Ferguson points out that stock-jobbers on the London Stock Exchange, heavily reliant on borrowed money to finance their equity holdings, started going bankrupt. Counterparty risk blossomed, with bill brokers caught with ...

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