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Rothbard's Bracing Plan for Gold

Gold StandardMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog01/03/2006

To answer a reader question, I revisited Rothbard's transition plan for 100% gold. This is cut and pasted from the Mystery of Banking (Richardson and Synder, 1983), pp. 265-267.

Even though, for the past few...
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Gold Gets No Respect

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Blog12/08/2005

Fed Chair-in-Waiting Benjamin Bernanke is a "Great Depression Buff", reports the Wall Street Journal. Based on extensive research, he has drawn some important conclusions...

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A Free-Market Monetary System

Free MarketsMoney and BanksAustrian Economics OverviewGold Standard

04/02/2019Mises Daily Articles
"The power to issue money was essential for the finance of the government … in order to give to government access to the tap where it can draw the money it needs by manufacturing it."
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Rothbard A to Z

Decentralization and SecessionSocialismAustrian Economics OverviewGold StandardInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

02/28/2019Books
Compiled by Edward W. Fuller Edited with an Introduction by David Gordon Are you a Murray Rothbard fan? Do you love his writing? His clarity and style? His razor-sharp economic analysis? His penchant for slaying sacred cows? One of the most remarkable aspects of Murray Rothbard's career wasn't...
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100 Percent Reserve Banking and the Path to a Single-Country Gold Standard

Gold StandardInterventionismMoney and Banking

12/18/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
A look at the detrimental consequences of fractional reserve banking and outline its abolition before a viable gold standard can be established.
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The Determination of the Purchasing Power of Money

Free MarketsGold StandardHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

10/02/2018Mises Daily Articles
The demand for a medium of exchange is the composite of two partial demands: the intention to use it in consumption and production and the intention to use it as a medium of exchange.
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The Gold Standard Act of 1900 and After

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03/24/2018Books
The Gold Standard Act was only the first step on the much-needed path to fundamental banking reform.
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The Monetary Breakdown of the West

World HistoryGold StandardMoney and BankingOther Schools of Thought

03/07/2018Mises Daily Articles
In March 1968, a crisis of confidence in the dollar on the free gold markets led the United States to effect a fundamental change in the monetary system.
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