Monetary Policy Expert Ralph J. Benko Appointed as Editor of the Lehrman Institute’s Gold Standard Now Project

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Ralph J. Benko, monetary policy expert and Senior Advisor to the Economics for American Principles in Action, has recently been appointed as Editor to The Gold Standard Now.org project.

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Ralph J. Benko

Ralph Benko, one of the distinguished advisors of The Gold Standard Now, has been appointed editor of The Gold Standard Now website. Mr. Benko by training and experience has a mastery of monetary history making him well equipped for this assignment.

Ralph J. Benko, monetary policy expert and Senior Advisor to the Economics for American Principles in Action, has recently been appointed as Editor to The Gold Standard Now.org project.

Lehrman Institute founder and chairman Lewis E. Lehrman stated: “Ralph Benko, one of the distinguished advisors of The Gold Standard Now, a major project of the Lehrman Institute, has been appointed editor of The Gold Standard Now website. Mr. Benko by training and experience has a mastery of monetary history making him well equipped for this assignment.”

Ralph Benko is also the senior economic advisor to the American Principles Project. He is involved with the Iowa Tea Party statewide bus tour promoting, among other policies, the gold standard. Mr. Benko conducted the gold standard breakout session at the 2011 American Summit of the Tea Party Patriots in Phoenix, Arizona.

A member of the bar of the State of New York, he testified before the Reagan Gold Commission on the constitutional history of American monetary policy and frequently writes about monetary policy, with special emphasis on the gold standard, in Forbes.com, and also has published on the subject in the Washington and San Francisco Examiner newspapers, CNBC.com, FoxNews.com, The Daily Caller and Parcbench.com. He recently was a featured guest on C-SPAN's Washington Journal to discuss the gold standard.

About The Lehrman Institute
The Lehrman Institute is dedicated to public policy, educational and historical research. It was founded in 1972 by Lewis E. Lehrman. The Lehrman Institute has sponsored a wide range of research and discussion in the fields of economics, historical research, foreign policy, and urban policy. TheGoldStandardNow.org is a news and commentary aggregator focused on domestic and international monetary policy issues.

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