Monetary Theory

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Our Disastrous Monetary System: A New Must-Read Book

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking


Blind Robbery!, a new, easy-to-read book on money is a must-read for anyone who wishes to understand the damage our easy-money system is doing.

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The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics 19, no. 1 (Spring 2016)

Calculation and KnowledgeGold StandardMonetary Theory


This new issue features important contributions to monetary theory and policy, a novel program for re-establishing gold money, and much more.

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The National Debt: A Conspiracy of Silence

Money and BanksInterventionismMonetary Theory


Henry Hazlitt describes "the open conspiracy" among politicians to refuse to address the national debt.

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Easy-Money Policies Are Both Economically and Socially Destructive

Monetary TheoryMoney and Banking


Monetary and financial stabilization policies turned out to be de-stabilizing.

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Why Government Hates Gold

U.S. HistoryMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking


Government could never cement its power over a nation's currency, if the people could repudiate the fiat paper and turn to gold for its money.

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Inflation as a Policy

U.S. HistoryMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking


From April 6, 1959: As inflation increases, apologists emerge to suggest that, after all, inflation may be a very good thing—or, if an evil, at least a necessary evil.

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The Problem of "Hoarding"

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking


Economists err if they believe something is wrong when money is not in constant, active "circulation."

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The Skyscraper Index Meets the Supertanker Index

Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking


Ships aren’t cheap to purchase. But when financing is abnormally cheap and expectations of future business are rosy, it stands to reason that shipping companies would put in a raft of orders.

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White and Horwitz on Hoppe

Monetary Theory


The usually sensible Larry White recently blogged a silly and petty comment on Hans Hoppe's Mises Daily Article "The Yield from Money Held' Reconsidered".

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Keynes in 1939: The Coming War Will Solve our Unemployment Problem

War and Foreign PolicyMonetary Theory

On the eve of World War II, Keynes delivered a chilling address on the BBC, talking about the "great experiment" of curing unemployment through war expenditure.

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