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Malavika Nair

Tags Financial MarketsMoney and BanksMoney and BankingProduction Theory

AwardsLawrence W. Fertig Prize in Austrian Economics

Malavika Nair is Assistant Professor of Economics in the Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy at Troy University, Alabama. Her research focuses on questions related to monetary theory, financial history, private enterprise in money production and financial services, as well as the economics of caste.

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Dr. Malavika Nair: Money Demystified

Audio/VideoAugust 14, 2015
Malavika Nair explains the origins of money.

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Audio/VideoJuly 25, 2015
Learn the fundamentals of the Austrian school.

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Money or Money Substitutes?: Implications of Selgin's Small Change Challenge

Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Selgin (2009) questions the practicality of 100 percent reserve requirements applied to small change. He interprets the private coinage of small change in 18th century England as embodying fiduciary media

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What is Money?

Audio/VideoJune 21, 2012
Delivered at the Mises Institute on 21 June 2012.

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Money Proper and Money Substitutes in Mises’s Thought

Audio/VideoMarch 15, 2011
Session on History of Thought. Recorded 12 March 2011 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. [14:56]

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