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Frank Hollenbeck

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Frank Hollenbeck has held positions as Senior Economist at the State Department, Chief Economist at Caterpillar Overseas, and as an Associate Director of a Swiss private bank, and is a former lecturer at the International University of Geneva.

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Switzerland Frees the Swiss Franc

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

01/17/2015Mises Daily Articles
The Swiss franc was pegged to the euro in 2011, but after years of easy money in the eurozone, the Swiss have bailed in an effort to save the franc from even more inflation that's expected from the Europen Central Bank.
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Post Mortem on the Swiss Gold Initiative

Global EconomyMoney and BanksGold Standard

12/03/2014Mises Daily Articles
The Swiss gold initiative has failed, and although it was portrayed as a very radical bill by supporters of fiat money, it was a very mild effort that would not have done much to limit the Swiss central bank.
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Confusing Capitalism with Fractional Reserve Banking

Booms and BustsCapital and Interest TheoryMoney and Banking

08/12/2014Mises Media
Low interest rates combined with high-risk fractional reserve banking creates a powder keg on which we’re sitting today, writes Frank Hollenbeck. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
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Confusing Capitalism with Fractional Reserve Banking

The FedFree MarketsGold Standard

08/06/2014Mises Daily Articles
Banking in its current form is not capitalism.
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Why Timid Reforms of Central Banks Won’t Work

Calculation and KnowledgePolitical Theory

07/01/2014Mises Media
It is now clear that the Fed and the European Central Bank are hard-wired to inflate the money supply while encouraging banks to make excessively risky loans, writes Frank Hollenbeck. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Clay Barnett.
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