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Thorsten Polleit

Tags Financial MarketsMoney and Banking

Works Published inThe Free MarketSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

Dr. Thorsten Polleit is Chief Economist of Degussa and Honorary Professor at the University of Bayreuth. He also acts as an investment advisor.

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The Dangers Lurking behind a Digital Euro

Money and Banking

Blog02/26/2021

As soon as cash has been pushed back or stripped away entirely, monetary policymakers can implement an uninhibited negative interest rate policy to devalue debt. Customers can no longer get out of the “bank balance sheet”; the final escape door is then locked. 

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Government's Money Monopoly and the "Great Reset"

Booms and BustsInflationMoney and Banking

Blog02/01/2021

It should be clear by now that the unbacked paper money system is not only a cause of crises, it is also the central instrument of control for the oligarchic party elites and their supporters.

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Inflation Breeds Even More Inflation

The FedGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksInterventionism

01/19/2021Mises Media
Mises's firm anti-inflation view—and his recommendation for a return to sound money (that is, free market money)—rested on his awareness of the disastrous consequences of an inflationary policy.
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Inflation Breeds Even More Inflation

The FedGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksInterventionism

01/16/2021Mises Daily Articles
Mises's firm anti-inflation view—and his recommendation for a return to sound money (that is, free market money)—rested on his awareness of the disastrous consequences of an inflationary policy
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Why We Need a Free Market in Money

InflationMoney and BanksGold Standard

11/20/2020Mises Media
A free market in money means real freedom to choose what money we use. This may mean people turn to gold and silver. Or they may turn to crypto. What's important is that it's market-based money.
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