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The Monetary Approach to the Balance of Payments

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06/01/2012Mises Daily Articles
Mises grounds his balance-of-payments analysis on the insight that it is a monetary concept.
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Money and Freedom

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01/25/2012Mises Daily Articles
The gold standard's detractors are wrong: it was a guarantor of noncyclical growth and broke down only because government destroyed it.
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Money: Sound and Unsound

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Salerno's book is sweeping and nearly comprehensive book on applied Austrian monetary theory.
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International Monetary Systems

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Compares and contrasts the principles and performance of alternative international monetary systems, including the classical gold standard, the gold-exchange standard, fluctuating national fiat currencies, and a global fiat currency. Shows the superiority of a hard-money gold standard over the...
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10. The Gold Standard in Theory and Myth

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The mythology of gold really grew up with Keynes and the quantity theory. Here are six of those myths: the gold standard is unable to accommodate the needs of an growing economy; the quantity of money is arbitrarily determined; the gold standard is a government price fixing scheme; the gold...
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