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Philipp Bagus

Tags Financial MarketsMoney and BanksBusiness CyclesMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

AwardsO.P. Alford III Prize in Political Economy

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Philipp Bagus is an associate professor at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. He is an associate scholar of the Mises Institute and was awarded the 2011 O.P. Alford III Prize in Libertarian Scholarship. He is the author of The Tragedy of the Euro and coauthor of Deep Freeze: Iceland's Economic Collapse. The Tragedy of the Euro has so far been translated and published in German, French, Slovak, Polish, Italian, Romanian, Finnish, Spanish, Portuguese, British English, Dutch, Brazilian Portuguese, Bulgarian, and Chinese. He is also co-author with Andreas Marquart of the German language book Warum andere auf Ihre Kosten immer reicher werden. Visit his website at PhilippBagus.com.

The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

Los Errores de la Vieja Economí­a, by Juan Ramón Rallo

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Rallo’s book on Keynes’s TGT is full of brilliant insights and provides the most powerful and complete case against Keynes currently available...

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The Quality of Money

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Much has been written about the quantity of money and its effects on money’s purchasing power. However, changes in the quality of money have been widely neglected...

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The Term Structure of Savings, the Yield Curve, and Maturity Mismatching

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Recognizing different types of savings allows for a more fruitful analysis of the business cycle. Sustainable investment activities must be financed by an equivalent amount of savings, both in length of availability and quantity.

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Fractional Reserve Banking: Some Quibbles

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We explore several unaddressed issues in George Selgin’s (1988) claim that the best monetary system to maintain monetary equilibrium is a fractional reserve free banking one...

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How the Paper Money Experiment Will End

Mises DailyDecember 13, 2013
A paper currency system contains the seeds of its own destruction. The temptation for the monopolist money producer to increase the supply is almost irresistible. A drastic reduction of government spending and deficits is not very likely either, given the incentives for politicians in democracies...

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