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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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Human Action Is Purposeful Action

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

08/19/2011Mises Daily Articles
The knowledge that human action is purposeful action has nothing to do with psychology.
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Is Higher Inflation Inevitable?

The FedGlobal EconomyBusiness CyclesMonetary Theory

06/29/2011Mises Daily Articles
It's going to happen unless we get radical reform soon.
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True Knowledge from A Priori Theory

Calculation and KnowledgePraxeology

06/08/2011Mises Daily Articles
How do we know about the outer world — or reality, for that matter? Where does our knowledge about it come from? The attempt to answer these questions leads to epistemology, the branch of philosophy dealing with the origin, scope, and validity of human knowledge.
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Bad News for Our Money

Jeffrey Tucker interviews Thorsten Polleit, Honorary Professor at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, and discusses fractional reserve banking, hyperinflation, and the "Crack-up Boom". Recorded at the Mises Institute on March 10th, 2011. [26:14]
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The Cure (Low Interest Rates) Is the Disease

Booms and BustsThe FedGlobal EconomyMonetary Theory

04/05/2011Mises Daily Articles
The artificial lowering of the interest rate causes malinvestment and the ensuing financial and economic "crisis."
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