The Ethics of Money Production
by Jorg Guido Hulsmann
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute 2008
Number of pages: 292
This pioneering work is the first full study of a critically important issue today: the ethics of money production. The thesis is that a government monopoly on money production and management has no ethical or economic grounding at all. Legal tender laws, bailout guarantees, tax-backed deposit insurance, and the entire apparatus that sustains national monetary systems, has been wholly unjustified.
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