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Thorsten Polleit

Tags Financial MarketsMoney and Banking

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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Central Banks Can Increase the Money Supply, Even If Banks Do Not Lend

The FedMoney and Banking

09/19/2011Mises Daily Articles
Banks can and do make clients shift from short-term deposits.

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Human Action Is Purposeful Action

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

08/19/2011Mises Daily Articles
The knowledge that human action is purposeful action has nothing to do with psychology.

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Is Higher Inflation Inevitable?

The FedGlobal EconomyBusiness CyclesMonetary Theory

06/29/2011Mises Daily Articles
It's going to happen unless we get radical reform soon...

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True Knowledge from A Priori Theory

Calculation and KnowledgePraxeology

06/08/2011Mises Daily Articles
How do we know about the outer world — or reality, for that matter? Where does our knowledge about it come from? The attempt to answer these questions leads to epistemology, the branch of philosophy dealing with the origin, scope, and validity of human knowledge.

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Bad News for Our Money

Jeffrey Tucker interviews Thorsten Polleit, Honorary Professor at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, and discusses fractional reserve banking, hyperinflation, and the "Crack-up Boom". Recorded at the Mises Institute on March 10th, 2011. [26:14]...

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