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Milton Friedman and the Case against Currency Monopoly


  • George Selgin


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  • George Selgin, 2008. "Milton Friedman and the Case against Currency Monopoly," Cato Journal, Cato Journal, Cato Institute, vol. 28(2), pages 287-301, Winter.
  • Handle: RePEc:cto:journl:v:28:y:2008:i:2:p:287-301

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    1. Courtenay, Roger & Clare, Andrew, 2001. "What can we learn about monetary policy transparency from financial market data?," Discussion Paper Series 1: Economic Studies 2001,06, Deutsche Bundesbank.
    2. Georgios Chortareas & David Stasavage & Gabriel Sterne, 2002. "Does it pay to be transparent? international evidence form central bank forecasts," Review, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, issue Jul, pages 99-118.
    3. Michael Woodford, 2005. "Central bank communication and policy effectiveness," Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, issue Aug, pages 399-474.
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    1. George C. Bitros, 2015. "Thinking Ahead of the Next Big Crash," Cato Journal, Cato Journal, Cato Institute, vol. 35(1), pages 67-93, Winter.
    2. Parag Waknis, 2011. "Monetary Policy under Leviathan Currency Competition," Working papers 2011-21, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.
    3. Selgin, George, 2015. "Synthetic commodity money," Journal of Financial Stability, Elsevier, vol. 17(C), pages 92-99.
    4. George Selgin, 2015. "Law, Legislation, and the Gold Standard," Cato Journal, Cato Journal, Cato Institute, vol. 35(2), pages 251-272, Spring/Su.

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    • R00 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General - - - General
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