Market Economy

Current Status of the Market Economy

In Person

April 4, 2024
12:30 pm EDT - 2:00 pm EDT
Location: New Hampshire Institute of Politics
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Join us for an in-depth conversation about the present condition of the market economy. Dr. Barbara Kolm, former Vice-President of the Austrian Central Bank, and EU lawyer Pieter Cleppe will present insights into the current economic landscapes of the U.S. and EU. Following their discussions, AIER researcher Peter Earle will delve into the pressing matter of increasing global de-dollarization and its repercussions for the U.S. economy. Refreshments will be provided.


12:30 PM – 12:50 PM: Barbara Kolm: "We got markets, we got economies - do we still run market economies?"
12:50 PM – 1:10 PM: Pieter Cleppe: "An Analysis of European Economic Policies"
1:10 PM – 1:30 PM: Peter Earle: "Why de-dollarization is an issue" 
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM: Panel discussion, Q&A

About the Speakers

Barbara Kolm is the founder of the Free Market Road Show, Director of the Austrian Economics Center, President of the Hayek Institute and Professor of Austrian Economics at the University of Donja Gorica in Montenegro.

Pieter Cleppe (LL.M) is a Brussels-based Policy Analyst, focused on EU affairs, Brexit, and the Eurozone. He’s the editor-in-chief of, an online magazine covering EU affairs, and a Research Fellow for U.S. think tank Property Rights Alliance. He is also a columnist for U.S. National Review Online, The Daily Telegraph, The Spectator and a frequent commentator in European and international media.

Peter C. Earle is a senior economist at the American Institute for Economic Research (AIER). He joined AIER in 2018, prior to which he spent over 20 years as a trader and analyst at several securities firms and hedge funds in the New York metropolitan area including Schwab Capital Markets, Fahnestock & Co., Roy G. Niederhoffer Capital Management and others, as well as starting and running a cryptocurrency consultancy (Intangible Economics, LLC).

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