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Stephan Livera

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Stephan Livera (@stephanlivera) is an Austro-libertarian writer and host of the Stephan Livera Podcast. Professionally, he is an Australian Chartered Accountant and works as a technology auditor in financial services.

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How Fiat Money Changes Culture

Money and Banks


The creation and enforcement of fiat money enables larger and more centralized government. Large government programs become possible that were not possible or sustainable under a market-chosen, sound money standard. 

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Stephan Livera Interviews Bob Murphy on the Economics of Bitcoin

BitcoinFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks

04/27/2021Mises Media
Bob Murphy and Stephan Livera discuss the economics of Bitcoin from an Austrian perspective.
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Guido Hülsmann on The Ethics of Money Production

BitcoinBook ReviewsInflationMoney and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney Supply

01/15/2021Mises Media
There is no better work to explain the broader implications of central banking which go almost totally unremarked in the financial press than The Ethics of Money Production .
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What Crypto "Token Velocity Theorists" Can Learn From Austrian Economics

01/21/2020Power & Market

Saleableness, not velocity, is the key to understanding the value of cryptocurrencies.

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Carl Menger on Currency Durability: A Lesson on Cryptos?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking


Assessing cryptocurrencies through a framework of "saleableness" may help us understand why some cryptocurrencies are chosen for speculation above others.

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