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Thorsten Polleit

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Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily Article

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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90 Years Ago: The End of German Hyperinflation

Booms and BustsWorld History

11/15/2013Mises Daily Articles
One lesson learned should be that fiat paper money won’t work.
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The Gold Standard - That Never Was

Gold Standard

From the session on "Studies in Economic History," presented at the Austrian Economics Research Conference. Recorded 22 March 2013 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama.
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Banking and the State

World HistoryMoney and BankingOther Schools of Thought

02/01/2013Mises Daily Articles
Once a fiat money system has been put in place, banks and bankers have joined the vast criminal enterprise that is the state.
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Mind the Theory


08/13/2012Mises Daily Articles
The saying that things may work nicely in theory, but do not necessarily work in practice is well known, but there's good theory and bad theory.
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