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  • Jörg Guido Hülsmann

Jörg Guido Hülsmann

Works Published inThe Free MarketSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsArticles of Interest

AwardsO.P. Alford III Prize in Political Economy

Jörg Guido Hülsmann is senior fellow of the Mises Institute and author of Mises: The Last Knight of Liberalism and The Ethics of Money Production. He teaches in France, at Université d'Angers.

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How Money Production Can Worsen Income Inequality

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

02/28/2015Mises Daily Articles
Money creation does not benefit equally. It creates a class of winners (those who get new money first) at the expense of losers (those who get new money later). Not surprisingly, an inflationary money supply increases the wealth and income gap in society.

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Why the Austrian Understanding of Money and Banks Is So Important

Money and BanksMoney and BankingPhilosophy and Methodology

02/17/2015Mises Daily Articles
Austrians today are nearly alone in asserting what the classical economists all knew. You cannot create prosperity by creating more money, but only through increases in technological progress, frugality, trade, and a division of labor.

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The Cultural and Political Consequences of Fiat Money

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

11/20/2014Audio/Video
Our global system of fiat moneys favors spenders and borrowers over savers. Low—and moderate—income households who wish to save for the future are at the greatest disadvantage, and this has led to profound cultural changes over the past century, writes Guido Hülsmann. This audio Mises...

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The Cultural and Political Consequences of Fiat Money

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

11/20/2014Mises Daily Articles
Our global system of fiat moneys favors spenders and borrowers over savers. Low- and moderate-income households who wish to save for the future are at the greatest disadvantage, and this has led to profound cultural changes over the past century.

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The Cultural and Political Consequences of Fiat Money

Fiscal TheoryMoney and Banking

10/31/2014The Free Market
The Free Market 32, no. 10 (October 2014) It may seem unusual that an economist would talk about culture. Usually, we talk about prices and production, quantities produced, employment, the structure of production, scarce resources, and entrepreneurship. But there are certain things that economists...
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