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Monetary Central Planning and the State



  • Part 1:
    A Little Bit of Inflation Never Hurt Anyone. Right?
  • Part 2:
    The Rationale of a Stable Price Level for Economic Stability
  • Part 3:
    The Federal Reserve and Price-Level Stabilization in the 1920s
  • Part 4:
    Benjamin Anderson and the False Goal of Price-Level Stabilization
  • Part 5:
    The Austrian Economists on the Origin and Purchasing Power of Money
  • Part 6:
    Ludwig von Mises and the Non-Neutrality of Money
  • Part 7:
    Friedrich A. Hayek and the Destabilizing Influence of a Stable Price Level
  • Part 8:
    The Austrian Theory of Capital and Interest
  • Part 9:
    The Austrian Theory of the Business Cycle
  • Part 10:
    Austrian Business-Cycle Theory and the Causes of the Great Depression
  • Part 11:
    The Great Depression and the Crisis of Government Intervention
  • Part 12:
    The Austrian Analysis and Solution for the Depression
  • Part 13:
    FDR’s New Deal
  • Part 14:
    The New Deal and Its Critics
  • Part 15:
    John Maynard Keynes and the “New Liberalism”
  • Part 16:
    Keynes and Keynesian Economics
  • Part 17:
    Keynesian Economic Policy and Its Consequences
  • Part 18:
    Say’s Law of Markets and Keynesian Economics
  • Part 19:
    Savings, Investment, and Interest and Keynesian Economics
  • Part 20:
    Keynesian Economics and the Hubris of the Social Engineer
  • Part 21:
    The Keynesian Revolution and the Early Critics of Keynes
  • Part 22:
    The Chicago School Economists and the Depression
  • Part 23:
    Henry Simons and the “Chicago Plan” for Monetary Reform
  • Part 24:
    Milton Friedman’s Framework for Economic Stability
  • Part 25:
    Milton Friedman and the Demand for Money
  • Part 26:
    Milton Friedman and the Economic “Rule” for Stability
  • Part 27:
    Milton Friedman’s Second Thoughts on the Costs of Paper Money
  • Part 28:
    The Chicago and Austrian Economists on Money, Inflation, and the Great Depression
  • Part 29:
    The Gold Standard in the 19th Century
  • Part 30:
    The Gold Standard as Government-Managed Money
  • Part 31:
    Ludwig von Mises on the Case for Gold and a Free Banking System
  • Part 32:
    Friedrich A. Hayek and the Case for the Denationalization of Money
  • Part 33:
    Murray N. Rothbard and the Case for a 100 Percent Gold Dollar
  • Part 34:
    Free Banking and the Political Case against Central Banking
  • Part 35:
    Free Banking and the Economic Case against Central Banking
  • Part 36:
    Free Banking and the Competitive Limits to Monetary Expansion
  • Part 37:
    Free Banking and the Market Demand for Money
  • Part 38:
    Free Banking and the Coordination of Savings and Investment
  • Part 39:
    Free Banking and the Benefits of Market Competition
  • Part 40:
    Towards a System of Monetary and Banking Freedom
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    Dr. Richard M. Ebeling is the BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel. He was formerly professor of Economics at Northwood University, president of The Foundation for Economic Education (2003–2008), was the Ludwig von Mises Professor of Economics at Hillsdale College (1988–2003) in Hillsdale, Michigan, and served as vice president of academic affairs for The Future of Freedom Foundation (1989–2003).