What Has Government Done to Our Money?
by Murray N. Rothbard
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute 2005
Number of pages: 112
Rothbard's most famous monetary essay has influenced two generations of economists, investors, and business professionals. After presenting the basics of money and banking theory, the author traces the decline of the dollar from the 18th century to the present, and provides lucid critiques of central banking, New Deal monetary policy, Nixonian fiat money, and fixed exchange rates. He also provides a blueprint for a return to a 100 percent reserve gold standard.
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by Ron Paul - Ludwig von Mises Institute
The book covers the history of gold in the US, explains that its breakdown was caused by governments, and explains the merit of having sound money: prices reflect market realities, government stays in check, and the people retain their freedom.
by Jesús Huerta de Soto - Ludwig von Mises Institute
Author has made history with this exciting treatise that the market can fully manage the money and banking sector, without inflation, without business cycles, and without the economic instability that has characterized the age of government control.
by Dieter Gerdesmeier - Bookboon
This book attempts to inform the reader about the analytical background and institutional setting of euro area monetary policy. The theory and practice of monetary policy are explained in detail and illustrated by a number of real world examples.
by Joseph Huber, James Robertson - New Economics Foundation
In the information age, money has mainly become information, electronically stored and transmitted. The authors propose a simple reform of monetary policies, and spell out its practicalities step-by-step. The arguments for it are very strong.