Category Archives: Hyperinflation

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Overt Monetary Financing – again

Adair Turner has just released a new paper – The Case for Monetary Finance – An Essentially Political Issue – which he presented at the 16th Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference, hosted by the IMF in Washington on November 5-6, … Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Central banking, Economics, Hyperinflation, Inflation | 39 Comments

Zimbabwe for hyperventilators 101

Zimbabwe is the new Weimar Republic. Not! Zimbabwe is the front-line evidence that shows that government deficits will generate hyper-inflation. Not! Zimbabwe is the demonstration of the folly of a fiat monetary system. Not! Zimbabwe is an African country with … Read the rest of this entry »

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When is a job guarantee a Job Guarantee?

In the current edition of the German weekly magazine Der Spiegel (“The Mirror”) there is an article about a “new idea to keep unemployment down” entitled Germany Mulls ‘Parking’ Unwanted Labor in New State-Funded Firms. The thrust of the proposal … Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Debriefing 101, Hyperinflation, Job Guarantee | 6 Comments