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Frank Shostak

Tags Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsMoney and BanksBusiness CyclesCapital and Interest TheoryMoney and Banking

Works Published inMises Daily ArticleQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsAustrian Economics Newsletter

Frank Shostak is an Associated Scholar of the Mises Institute. His consulting firm, Applied Austrian School Economics, provides in-depth assessments and reports of financial markets and global economies. He received his bachelor's degree from Hebrew University, his master's degree from Witwatersrand University, and his PhD from Rands Afrikaanse University and has taught at the University of Pretoria and the Graduate Business School at Witwatersrand University.

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Money Supply vs. Liquidity. What's the Difference?

Monetary Theory

Blog10/27/2020

Changes in money supply and liquidity are not the same thing.

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Printing Money at a "Constant" or "Stable" Rate Won't Prevent Boom-Bust Cycles

Booms and BustsInflationGold Standard

10/20/2020Mises Media
Money printing—even at a constant rate—is going to generate the same result as any other money printing. The reason lies in the fact that money creation transfers wealth from productive to unproductive enterprises.
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Printing Money at a "Constant" or "Stable" Rate Won't Prevent Boom-Bust Cycles

Booms and BustsInflationGold Standard

Blog10/19/2020

Money printing—even at a constant rate—is going to generate the same result as any other money printing. The reason lies in the fact that money creation transfers wealth from productive to unproductive enterprises.

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If We Want to Increase Demand in the Market, We Must First Increase Production

Production Theory

10/16/2020Mises Media
An individual’s demand is constrained by his production of goods. The more goods an individual produces, the more of other goods he can secure for himself.
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Why There's So Much Confusion over What "Inflation" Means

Blog10/13/2020

Not all increases in money supply lead to inflation. A currency fully backed by a commodity like gold does not cause inflation like an increase in unbacked fiat money does.

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