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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 and a PhD candidate at the University of Angers. He is also a Mises Institute research fellow. 

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Mises the Sunny Pessimist

07/28/2020Power & Market

Ludwig von Mises was called several names and epithets in his life, by his admirers and enemies alike, but a little-known one is the "sunny pessimist."

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Man, Economy, and State: Interest Rates

Central BanksMoney and BanksCapital and Interest Theory

07/24/2020Mises Media
Kristoffer Hansen joins the show to discuss everything about interest rates, as detailed by Rothbard in Chapter 6 of Man, Economy, and State .
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Review: The Bitcoin Standard: The Decentralized Alternative to Central Banking

BitcoinMonetary PolicyGold Standard

07/21/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This book is a rarity: a reasonable treatment of bitcoin from the point of view of Austrian economics.
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The Austrian "Credit Money" Craze of 1920

Money and Banks

07/03/2020Mises Media
After the Great War, Austrian cities and towns began issuing their own money. The Germans tried something similar, but without the voluntary and decentralized aspects of the Austrian model. German disaster ensued.
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