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The Supply-Side Gold Standard: A Critique

Mises DailyJune 25, 2002
The present unstable financial system cannot be fixed by means of a monetary policy that targets the price of gold, argues Frank Shostak. This framework, favored by supply-siders, is likely to further destabilize the economy. What is needed is not a reversion to the bankrupt Bretton Woods system,...

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Gold and the Gold Standard

BooksJune 3, 2009
Edwin Walter Kemmerer was a firm advocate of the gold standard, writing in the classical and Misesian tradition between 1923–1933, he favored hard money with convertibility domestic and international...

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Early Speculative Bubbles and Increases in the Supply of Money

BooksAugust 19, 2008
This book is the first (and only) book to solve the mystery of the most famous bubble in world history: Tulipmania in 17th century Netherlands.

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Gold Is Money

BooksJune 15, 2009
Essayists argue that money is not the product of a legislative act, but the inevitable result of man's division of labor and exchange economy.

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Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles

BooksMarch 15, 2006
The three years since the publication of the previous English edition of Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles have seen a continuation of the economic recession process set in motion after the 2007 financial crisis. This process has consisted of the inevitable microeconomic readjustment and...

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Triumph of Gold

BooksOctober 9, 2012
to preserve our free society and human freedom. We shall have sound money or we shall cease to be free. Only the discipline of the gold standard will insure us sound currencies and a workable international monetary system, both essential to the preservation of the free world.

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The Classical Economists on Gold

Mises DailyJanuary 27, 2003
With the dollar down and gold up, both trends obviously related to growing fear of economic troubles ahead, the question again arises: why shouldn't the dollar itself be good as gold? It would be if the views of the classical-liberal tradition held sway. This tradition stands solidly behind a...

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The Gold Standard: Perspectives in the Austrian School

BooksOctober 29, 2007
The contributors to this notable anthology edited by Lew Rockwell argue for one particular sort of reform: a return to the gold standard.

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The Gold Standard and Its Future

BooksJanuary 27, 2010
This book was originally written almost immediately after the suspension of the gold standard in Great Britain, and its general tone was, of course, profoundly influenced by that event, the full consequences of which could not be foreseen at the time.

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History of Money and Banking in the United States: The Colonial Era to World War II

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Rothbard covers money and banking in the whole of American history, to show that the meltdown of our times is hardly the first.

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The Case for a 100 Percent Gold Dollar

BooksFebruary 19, 2011
Rothbard shows how money must originate from a commodity.

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Secrets About Money That Put You at Risk

BooksFebruary 1, 2010
The Basic Things About Money and Wealth You Must Know And Probably Do Not Why is Money… (a) the thing that most of us worry about the most, and (b) the thing that you understand and were educated in school about the least? Why do otherwise educated people tragically say: "I really do...

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Money: Sound and Unsound

BooksSeptember 5, 2014
Ludwig von Mises said that there can never be too much of a good theory. Salerno proves it in this sweeping and nearly comprehensive book on applied Austrian monetary theory.

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On the Origins of Money

BooksNovember 17, 2009
Menger explains that it is not government edicts that create money but instead the marketplace.

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The Theory of Money and Credit

BooksJuly 20, 2005
This book by Mises remains the most spirited, thorough, and scientifically rigorous treatise on money to ever appear.

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Denationalisation of Money: The Argument Refined

BooksFebruary 14, 2009
F.A. Hayek's most radical case for the complete privatization of money.

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Honest Money

BooksMarch 6, 2010
North presents an account of the historical context for the Bible ’s teachings on money, banking, commerce, and trade...

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The Ethics of Money Production

BooksOctober 22, 2008
This is the first full study of a critically important issue today: the ethics of money production.

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Money, Method, and the Market Process

BooksJuly 20, 2005
This edition contains a wide sampling of Mises's academic essays on money, trade, and economic systems...

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Money and Man

BooksApril 21, 2007
Elgin Groseclose presents this history of people's experiences with money through the centuries...

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