The Case for Gold
by Ron Paul
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute 2007
Number of pages: 243
The book covers the history of gold in the United States, 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. It still holds up as an excellent blueprint for moving beyond paper money and into the age of sound money. In particular, Ron favors complete monetary freedom to use any commodity as money, to make contracts in any money, and an end to the monopolization and printing power of the Federal Reserve.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Dieter Gerdesmeier - European Central Bank,
The Treaty establishing the EU has given the Eurosystem the mandate to maintain price stability. This is a book on the importance of price stability, how it can be best achieved and how price stability supports sustainable economic growth in the EU.
by Jorg Guido Hulsmann - Ludwig von Mises Institute
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.
by Donald D. Hester, James Tobin - J. Wiley and Sons
The subjects of this monograph concern the conditions of equilibrium in economy-wide financial markets. The authors investigate the consequences of various institutions and regulations for the effectiveness of monetary control.
by Benjamin Anderson - The Macmillan Company
In order to reach conclusions upon the value of money, it has been necessary to consider virtually the whole range of economic theory; the general theory of value; the role of money in economic theory and the functions of money in economic life...