Peter C. Earle

Peter C. Earle is an economist and writer who joined AIER in 2018 and prior to that spent over 20 years as a trader and analyst in global financial markets on Wall Street. His research focuses on financial markets, monetary issues, and economic history. He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, NPR, and in numerous other publications. Pete holds an MA in Applied Economics from American University, an MBA (Finance), and a BS in Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point. Follow him on Twitter. 

Recent blog posts by this author

Your First Job: Real Costs of the Minimum Wage

With midterm elections approaching, ideological battlegrounds are being staked out — and few carry greater promise of enticing voters than minimum wage policy. Recent political developments in this area include repurposing the minimum wage...

Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez and the $3500 Suit

Few observers missed Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez’ interview and photoshoot last week in which the rising, avowedly-socialist NY Congressional candidate wore a $3500 suit and shoes while hobnobbing with construction workers. (Such are the...