Ludwig von Mises Archives

The Problems of Inflation

Ludwig von Mises Archives
Ludwig von Mises

Printed paper is the least fit to serve as money.  Paper destroys the monetary system. Various commodities have been employed until silver and gold and then gold alone won out because its quantity cannot be manipulated by the governments.

Presented at FEE on 3 April 1968.

Includes a portion of the Question and Answer period.