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Philipp Bagus

Tags Financial MarketsMoney and BanksBusiness CyclesMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Works Published inSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketLibertarian Papers

AwardsO.P. Alford III Prize in Political Economy

Philipp Bagus is professor of economics at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. He is a Fellow of the Mises Institute, an IREF scholar, and was awarded the 2011 and 2017 O.P. Alford III Prize in Libertarian Scholarship, the Ron Paul Liberty in Media Award 2003, the Templeton Fellowship Award of the Independent Institute in 2008, and the Ludwig-Erhard-Forderpreis 2016. He is the author of The Tragedy of the Euro and coauthor of Deep Freeze: Iceland's Economic CollapseThe Tragedy of the Euro has so far been translated and published in Greek, German, French, Slovak, Polish, Italian, Romanian, Finnish, Spanish, Portuguese, British English, Dutch, Brazilian Portuguese, Bulgarian, and Chinese. He is also author of In Defense of Deflation, and co-author with Andreas Marquart of Blind Robbery: How the Fed, Banks and Government Steal Our Money and of the German language book Wir schaffen das alleine - warum Kleinstaaten einfach besser sind. Visit his website at PhilippBagus.com.

All Works

Los Errores de la Vieja Economí­a, by Juan Ramón Rallo

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Rallo’s book on Keynes’s TGT is full of brilliant insights and provides the most powerful and complete case against Keynes currently available.
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qjae16_1_7.pdf

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Review of The Subprime Solution: How Today's Global Financial Crisis Happened, and What to Do About It. By Robert J. Shiller

Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyBusiness Cycles

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
It is with great trepidation and anticipation that we review Robert Shiller’s new book, The Subprime Solution . Trepidation as to the causes of the problem, which were expected to take a behavioral spin.
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qjae12_1_8.pdf

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The Quality of Money

Monetary Theory

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Much has been written about the quantity of money and its effects on money’s purchasing power. However, changes in the quality of money have been widely neglected.
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qjae12_4_2.pdf

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The Term Structure of Savings, the Yield Curve, and Maturity Mismatching

Booms and BustsBusiness CyclesMonetary Theory

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Recognizing different types of savings allows for a more fruitful analysis of the business cycle. Sustainable investment activities must be financed by an equivalent amount of savings, both in length of availability and quantity.
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qjae13_3_5.pdf

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Fractional Reserve Banking: Some Quibbles

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
We explore several unaddressed issues in George Selgin’s (1988) claim that the best monetary system to maintain monetary equilibrium is a fractional reserve free banking one.
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qjae13_4_2.pdf

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