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Jörg Guido Hülsmann

Works Published inMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketSpeeches and PresentationsArticles of Interest

AwardsPeterson-Luddy Chair in Austrian EconomicsO.P. Alford III Prize in Political Economy

Jörg Guido Hülsmann is senior fellow of the Mises Institute where he holds the 2018 Peterson-Luddy Chair and was director of research for Mises Fellows in residence 1999-2004.  He is author of Mises: The Last Knight of Liberalism and The Ethics of Money Production. He teaches in France, at Université d'Angers. His full CV is here.

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How Inflation Helps Keep the Rich Up and the Poor Down

Money and BanksInterventionism

05/31/2014Mises Daily Articles
Inflation puts a brake on social mobility: the rich stay rich (longer) and the poor stay poor (longer) than they would in a free society.
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Mises’s Lasting Legacy

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

10/04/2013Mises Daily Articles
It was Mises's misfortune that during his life his economic and political ideas were so out of fashion. But, his legacy is lasting and strong.
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Banking and Created Money

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

03/15/2013Mises Daily Articles
A rate of interest is established in the loan market which corresponds to a longer period of production; and so, although it is inadmissible and impracticable from an overall point of view, a lengthening of the period of production becomes at first profitable. But there cannot be the slightest...
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The Value of Money

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

03/13/2013Mises Daily Articles
What is, then, the best monetary policy? Mises argues that “A metallic money, the augmentation or diminution of the quantity of metal available for which is independent of deliberate human intervention, is becoming the modern monetary ideal.” He adds: “The significance of adherence to a metallic-...
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Mises's Revolutionary Theory of Money

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

03/12/2013Mises Daily Articles
The publication of Ludwig von Mises’s Theorie des Geldes und der Umlaufsmittel in 1912 marks a turning point in the history of economics, and of the Austrian School in particular. Mises contributed a great many original and penetrating arguments, each of which he articulated at its proper place...
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