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There Will Be Hyper(Inflation)

  • Audio Mises Daily
April 2, 2009

Tags Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and BanksCapital and Interest TheoryMoney and Banking

The German hyperinflation was the result of a policy that considered the financing of government debt by an accelerating increase in the money stock as the politically least unfavorable method. It seems that the state of opinion hasn't actually changed much. Today, there is great public support when it comes to expanding the base-money stock for financing ailing banks, insurance companies and, most important, rising government debt, writes Thorsten Polleit.

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