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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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Why Central Bankers Should Not Tinker with Aggregate Prices

Global EconomyGold StandardMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

01/15/2014Mises Daily Articles
Money is a measure of value as the ruler is a measure of length. Changing the length of a ruler, or constantly manipulating the money supply, can only create chaos.The ECB doesn’t realize that constantly changing the measuring stick makes entrepreneurial decisions much more difficult?
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After the Taper: The Fed’s Non-Plan Is Unchanged

12/21/2013Mises Daily Articles
One can be certain that interest rates will shoot up once inflation picks up. Since most of the U.S. debt is short term, it is going to be very difficult to inflate prices to reduce the real value of the debt. How will the U.S. government react if it has to refinance at interest rates of 12 percent...
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Revolutionary France’s Road to Hyperinflation

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

12/02/2013Mises Daily Articles
Voltaire once said, “Paper money eventually returns to its intrinsic value — zero.”
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Germany’s “Dangerous” Current Account Surplus

The EntrepreneurFinancial MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionism

11/20/2013Mises Daily Articles
If Germany has competitive labor costs and can build a better widget, where is the problem?
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To Save Europe, Free the Markets

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionism

10/19/2013Mises Daily Articles
No government planner can compete with the resource allocation efficiency of a market system.
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