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Thorsten Polleit

Tags Financial MarketsMoney and Banking

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

AwardsO.P. Alford III Prize in Political Economy

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 Wealth Redistribution Scam that Is "Inflation"

Booms and BustsMoney and Banks

Blog12/24/2019

As money loses its purchasing power, income and wealth are stealthily redistributed. Some individuals and groups of people are enriched at the expense of others.

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Hyperinflation, Money Demand, and the Crack-Up Boom

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

12/14/2019Mises Daily Articles
"I am not saying that fiat money, once established on the ruins of gold, cannot then continue indefinitely on its own. Unfortunately … if fiat money could not continue indefinitely, I would not have to come here to plead for its abolition."
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Why this Boom Could Keep Going Well Beyond 2019

Booms and BustsFinancial Markets

Blog12/07/2019

As long as there is still room for pushing the market interest rate down even further, the chances are reasonably good that the boom continues, and that the bust will be postponed into the future.

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The US Dollar Beast

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/01/2019

Without a turn toward hard money, the odds are that the world’s dependence on the Greenback will not decline but presumably grow even more in the years to come.

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The Disaster of Negative Interest Policy

Blog08/22/2019

Only gradually, the damage becomes visible. Economic growth is dwindling; political conflicts over income distribution are increasing; the state becomes more and more powerful.

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