Early Speculative Bubbles and Increases in the Supply of Money

BooksAugust 19, 2008
This book is the first (and only) book to solve the mystery of the most famous bubble in world history: Tulipmania in 17th century Netherlands.

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8. The "Proper" Supply of Money

Online Text Page from What Has Government Done to Our Money?, Ch. II. Money in a Free Society

Now we may ask: what is the supply of money in society and how is that supply used? In particular, we may raise the perennial question, how much money "do we need"? Must the money supply be regulated by some sort of "criterion," or can it be left alone to the free market?

10. Fiat Money and Government Deficits by Amadeus Gabriel

Online Text Page from The Next Generation of Austrian Economics: Essays in Honor of Joseph T. Salerno, Ch. III. Policy

Scholars* of the Austrian tradition are particularly known for their important work in the field of monetary economics. They analyze the dynamics of fiat money and its impact on the real economy.

Mises on Money

BooksDecember 12, 2011
North explains all the essential tenets of Mises's monetary theory...

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What Has Government Done to Our Money?

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Rothbard boils down the Austrian theory to its essentials. He shows precisely how banks create money out of thin air and how the central bank, backed by government power, allows them to get away with it.

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Money: Sound and Unsound

BooksOctober 7, 2010
Salerno's book is sweeping and nearly comprehensive book on applied Austrian monetary theory...

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Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles

BooksMarch 15, 2006
The three years since the publication of the previous English edition of Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles have seen a continuation of the economic recession process set in motion after the 2007 financial crisis. This process has consisted of the inevitable microeconomic readjustment and...

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5. The Non-Neutrality of Money

Online Text Page from Money, Method, and the Market Process, Ch. Money

The* monetary economists of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries succeeded in dissipating the popular fallacies concerning an alleged stability of money. The old error disappeared, but a new one originated, the illusion of money’s neutrality.

Secrets About Money That Put You at Risk

BooksFebruary 1, 2010
The Basic Things About Money and Wealth You Must Know And Probably Do Not Why is Money… (a) the thing that most of us worry about the most, and (b) the thing that you understand and were educated in school about the least? Why do otherwise educated people tragically say: "I really do...

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On the Origins of Money

BooksNovember 17, 2009
Menger explains that it is not government edicts that create money but instead the marketplace.

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History of Money and Banking in the United States: The Colonial Era to World War II

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Rothbard covers money and banking in the whole of American history, to show that the meltdown of our times is hardly the first.

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The Case Against the Fed

BooksJanuary 28, 2008
Rothbard provides a succinct account of the origins of money, showing how money must originate from a commodity.

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Honest Money

BooksMarch 6, 2010
North presents an account of the historical context for the Bible ’s teachings on money, banking, commerce, and trade...

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The Mystery of Banking

BooksJuly 20, 2005
With his characteristic clarity and incisiveness, Rothbard explains the origins of money.

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The De Moneta of Nicholas Oresme and English Mint Documents

BooksFebruary 14, 2009
Nicole Oresme has been called the most brilliant scientist of the 14th century: mathematician, musicologist, physicist, philosopher, and economist. On top of that, he was a Bishop and a theologian. His writings of money bear much in common with Carl Menger. Oresme's treatise on money, De Moneta...

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The Tragedy of the Euro

BooksDecember 8, 2010
Bagus explains that the Euro is not what the older classical liberals had hoped for, but instead is a politically managed money that is destined for failure.

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The Ethics of Money Production

BooksOctober 22, 2008
This is the first full study of a critically important issue today: the ethics of money production.

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Theory of Money and Fiduciary Media

BooksMarch 13, 2013
Edited by Jörg Guido Hülsmann, the essays here presented provide insights for understanding the economic crises of our own time.

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Triumph of Gold

BooksOctober 9, 2012
to preserve our free society and human freedom. We shall have sound money or we shall cease to be free. Only the discipline of the gold standard will insure us sound currencies and a workable international monetary system, both essential to the preservation of the free world.

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