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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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Rothbard on Free Banking in Scotland

08/29/2019Power & Market

Attempts by modern "free bankers" to explain away the myriad examples of government privilege and intervention in the Scottish case is starting to sound like a no true Scotsman fallacy.

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The Coming Regime of the ECB: Radical Centrism

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

In Christine Lagarde and Philip Lane, the EU has two new central bankers who will push the limits of what central banks can do.

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The Fed Fears Rising Market Interest Rates

06/24/2019Power & Market

The demand for loans among consumers and business owners is rising. And that could lead to a flood of new money into the economy. But the Fed is (rightly) afraid of where this might lead.

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The Menger-Mises Theory of the Origin of Money — Conjecture or Economic Law?

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

06/18/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Is the standard Austrian theory of the origin of money "conjectural history"? Kristoffer Hansen's response to Gary North's counter-interpretation of the theory of the origin of money.
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Digital Cash: Another Dangerous New Idea in Monetary Policy

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

"Digital cash" is the latest terrible idea from those who want to give central banks more power to meddle in the economy.

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