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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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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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The Cure (Low Interest Rates) Is the Disease

Booms and BustsThe FedGlobal EconomyMonetary Theory

04/05/2011Mises Daily Articles
The artificial lowering of the interest rate causes malinvestment and the ensuing financial and economic "crisis."

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Fiat Money Cannot Last. Or Can It?

Session on Economic Theory I. Recorded March 10, 2011, at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. [12:32]

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What Can the Law of Diminishing Marginal Utility Teach Us?

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

02/11/2011Mises Daily Articles
This is your one-article guide to understanding a core idea of economics.The law of diminishing marginal utility plays a crucial role in showing that socialism is economically and ethically inferior to capitalism. It also has surprising implications for every area of policy, including money,...

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The Many Euphemisms for Money Creation

Money and BankingMonetary Theory

01/18/2011Mises Daily Articles
Since the outbreak of the so-called international-credit-market crisis, euphemisms have risen to great prominence. This holds true in particular for monetary-policy experts, who are at great pains to disguise what they are doing.

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