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George A. Selgin

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George Selgin is a Senior Fellow and director of the Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives at the Cato Institute. Formerly a professor at the University of Georgia, he has discovered the monetary equivalent of the lost city of Atlantis. He has written a full-scale historical narrative — one that is deeply interesting and engaging — that has been largely unknown, even to scholars of the Industrial Revolution. Send him mail.

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Good Money

Money and BanksWorld HistoryMoney and Banking

This is the true and remarkable story of private coinage and banking in Britain in the early years of the Industrial Revolution (1775-1850).
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Ludwig von Mises and the Case for Gold

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

07/20/2005Articles of Interest
From the Cato Journal , Vol. 19, No. 2, 1999.


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In Defense of Fiduciary Media—or, We are Not Devo(lutionists), We are Misesians!

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

07/20/2005Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
From The Review of Austrian Economics Vol. 9, No. 2 1996.


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Government Caused

Booms and BustsU.S. HistoryInterventionismMonetary Theory

02/09/1999Mises Daily Articles
Revising the history of the Great Depression.
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Less than Zero: The Case for a Falling Price Level in a Growing Economy


Zero inflation's full benefits will not be grasped unless we recognize it as a stepping-stone towards something even better.
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