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  • This flight of capital reflects a centuries-old economic principle known as Gresham's Law, sometimes expressed casually as "bad money drives out good money."

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  • A musical theater adaptation of one of my favorite fiction books, William Lindsay Gresham's 1946 noir carny novel Nightmare Alley, will premiere in April at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles.

    Boing Boing

  • The shop hosts regular talks and book signings, while literary lunches and sell-out events featuring big names, such as Michael Palin and Alexander McCall Smith, are hosted at nearby Gresham's school.

    Independent Bookshops in East England

  • Even if that is not the case, even if there is a sort of media version of Gresham's Law in which specious reasoning drives out careful analysis, then that is a challenge for all of us who are trained as economists.

    Economic Arguments, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • If frequent flyer miles go out of existence, it will be because they are no longer a profitable marketing program for the airlines, and not because of Gresham's Law.

    Pseudo-currency, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Gresham's Law only applies when the exchange rate between the two currencies is fixed.

    Pseudo-currency, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • This has become the received metaphor, operating as a sort of Gresham's law of political dialogue: Once introduced, it drives out most any other possible language.

    The Beltway's Favorite Tax Metaphor

  • It was 15 years later that Richard himself joined the staff, having spent his time after Gresham's school, Norfolk, and Christ's College, Cambridge, working for the League of Nations Union, the Spectator, the British Council, and finally the news department of the Foreign Office, where his colleagues included Osbert Lancaster and Guy Burgess.

    Richard Scott obituary

  • During a morning practice, tight ends coach Jonathan Hayes was in Gresham's ear about lining up in a left-hand stance.

    Cincinnati Bengals Team Report

  • Following the minicamp's five practices, coach Marvin Lewis was very pleased with Gresham's progress and development.

    Cincinnati Bengals Team Report

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