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Peter St. Onge: "Moneyness" in a Digital Age

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Tags Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

12/19/2014Jeff DeistPeter St. Onge

Jeff Deist and Peter St. Onge discuss some of the fundamental questions about money in this electronic age. What do Menger and Mises tell us about the origins of money? How do we define it? What's the difference between "money" and a "medium of exchange"? And, was Hayek right about degrees of "moneyness"?


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Jeff Deist is president of the Mises Institute. He previously worked as chief of staff to Congressman Ron Paul, and as an attorney for private equity clients. Contact: email; Twitter.

Peter St. Onge

Peter St. Onge is a Mises Institute Associated Scholar and an Economic Research Fellow at the Heritage Foundation.  For more content from Dr. St. Onge, subscribe to his newsletter where he writes about Austrian economics and cryptocurrency