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Thorsten Polleit

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Works Published inSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free Market

AwardsO.P. Alford III Prize in Political Economy

Dr. Thorsten Polleit, Chief Economist of Degussa and macro-economic advisor to the P&R REAL VALUE fund. He is Honorary Professor at the University of Bayreuth.

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The High Price of Delaying the Default

Booms and Busts

02/26/2014Mises Daily Articles
A central-bank induced boom cannot continue forever. The piper must be paid.

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90 Years Ago: The End of German Hyperinflation

Booms and BustsWorld History

11/15/2013Mises Daily Articles
One lesson learned should be that fiat paper money won’t work.

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The Gold Standard - That Never Was

Gold Standard

From the session on "Studies in Economic History," presented at the Austrian Economics Research Conference. Recorded 22 March 2013 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama.

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Banking and the State

World HistoryMoney and BankingOther Schools of Thought

02/01/2013Mises Daily Articles
Once a fiat money system has been put in place, banks and bankers have joined the vast criminal enterprise that is the state.

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