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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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Bailing Out Banks Is Inflationary

InterventionismMoney and Banking

02/22/2012Mises Daily Articles
A policy of unlimited increase in the money supply leads to a drastic debasement of the fiat currency.
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How Deflationary Forces Will Be Turned into Inflation

The FedGlobal EconomyInterventionismMonetary Theory

01/19/2012Mises Daily Articles
In today's fiat-money regime, the possibility of deflation appears fairly small indeed.
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A Priori Theory and Sound Money

Gold StandardPraxeology

11/17/2011Mises Daily Articles
A priori theory shows us that deviating from the sound-money principle leads to disastrous economic, social, and political damage.
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'A priori' Theory and the Sound Money Principle

Money and BanksAustrian Economics OverviewMonetary Theory

Presented in Vienna, Austria, on 20 September 2011. Includes an introduction by Douglas E. French.
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Central Banks Can Increase the Money Supply, Even If Banks Do Not Lend

The FedMoney and Banking

09/19/2011Mises Daily Articles
Banks can and do make clients shift from short-term deposits.
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