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Kristoffer Mousten Hansen

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Kristoffer Mousten Hansen is a research assistant at the Institute for Economic Policy at Leipzig University. He received his PhD from the University of Angers and is a former Mises Institute research fellow. 

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How Fiat Money Made Beef More Expensive

Beef has become more expensive than pork. Could fiat money have driven resources toward pork-centered "factory farms" and away from less capital-intensive beef production?

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Bretton Woods and the Spoliation of Europe

World HistoryGold Standard

08/27/2021Mises Media
Gold was only included in the plans for the Bretton Woods system because of the veneer of solidity it gave.
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Are Free Market Fiduciary Media Possible? On the Nature of Money, Banking, and Money Production in the Free Market Order

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

08/24/2021Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
How, and to what extent, would fiduciary media emerge in a pure market economy? Hansen argues that holding fiduciary media instead of money is an entrepreneurial error.
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Bretton Woods and the Spoliation of Europe

World HistoryGold Standard

Gold was only included in the plans for the Bretton Woods system because of the veneer of solidity it gave.

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Bitcoin's El Salvador Option

BitcoinMonetary Theory

If Bukele really wants monetary freedom for El Salvador, he should not have presented them with what, effectively, is a government handout for bitcoin hodlers and the companies behind the Strike app and other potential intermediaries.

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