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Denationalisation of Money: The Argument Refined

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The government monopoly of money must be abolished to stop the recurring bouts of acute inflation and deflation that have become accentuated during the last seventy years.Abolition is also the cure for the more deep-seated disease of the recurring waves of depression and unemployment attributed to 'capitalism'. The monopoly of money by government has relieved it of the nee ...more
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Published April 1st 1977 by University Of Rhode Island (first published October 1976)
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Mostafa
Feb 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
اگر انحصار دولتی در هیچ چیزی خوب نبوده و نیست و نخواهد بود، پس چرا باید انحصار پول، که از تاثیرگذارترین عوامل در بازار است، به دولت داده شود؟

«آیا رقابت بین منتشرکنندگان انواع کاملا متمایزی از پول (یعنی واحدهای مختلف پول) نمیتواند نوع بهتری از پول را نسبت به آنچه تاکنون داشتهایم در اختیار ما بگذارد؟»

این سوالی است که «فردریش هایک» بزرگ چهل و اندی سال پیش مطرح مینماید.

کتابی به غایت مفید برای ما ایرانیان که سالیان درازی است متحمل تورمهای مزمنِ دولتساختهایم و کتابی به غایت مفید برای کشورهای سرمایهدار
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Denis Vasilev
Nov 12, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Частные деньги слишкой интересный эксперимент, чтобы его не попробовать провести.
TarasProkopyuk
«Частные деньги» на мой взгляд величайшего экономика Фридриха Хайека суждена чтобы разбить уже практически вечный стереотип, что деньги должны быть никак не иначе создаваемые одними лишь только государствами и их правительствами.

Автор весьма убедительно обосновал, что для общественной экономики и её здоровья было бы несомненно лучше, если бы деньги получили возможность зависеть только от рыночных отношений и ни в коем случае не подвергаться регулированию государственными институтами вплоть до т
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Kevin
Aug 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"It has so long been treated as a self-evident proposition that the supply of money cannot be left to competition, that probably few people could explain why," says Hayek. The Denationalization of Money is a classic monetary treatise which argues for the superiority of a competitive, private of the monetary system (specifically the monetary supply, issuance, exchange, etc.) over monopolized issuance by governments.

Fundamentally, it would appear that Hayek is arguing that the government monopoly
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Matt Bianco
May 22, 2009 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: economics
The book is good, helps one to understand how you could have multiple currencies competing within the same place. I'm not sure how or why Hayek makes the leap that those currencies could be fiat currencies, otherwise it is a good book.
David
Apr 27, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: social-science
Some excellent points, helped clarify my own thinking on the matter.
Lucas Miguel
Jun 10, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
"Nunca teremos uma moeda decente antes de tirarmos o monopólio do governo de emitir dinheiro".

O livro traz desde uma contextualização do dinheiro, quando ele foi usado e para qual objetivo, até como fazer uso dele sem que haja um banco central ou uma mente superior (governo) por trás disso. Não dispensando os exemplos de países antigos que adotaram moedas paralelos e exemplos atuais como a fronteira dos Estados Unidos-México.

Obs: Milton Friedman que é adepto das mesmas ideias econômica do autor
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victor f
Jul 20, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Despite Hayek's "keynesphobia", very interesting through the prism of this new cryptoeconomy!
Giovani Facchini
When reading Hayek ideas from forties to the eighties, we are able to realize its evolution and maturity. Denationalisation of Money fix an important error in Hayek's thought (from 1960 - The Constitution of Liberty) when he still believed that Government should own the monopoly of money. Maybe what governments did on sixties and seventies, destroying money power across the globe, opened his eyes to this important problem.

This work paves the way to start shifting control of money from government
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Esteban
La reflexión histórica y ontológica sobre el dinero de von Hayek es puramente instrumental a la antipolítica monetaria de su utopia. No comparto sus premisas ni sus valoraciones morales, y creo que tiene una comprensión deliberadamente distorsionada de la historia del dinero, pero le doy tres estrellas por una cuestión estética: son raros los autores de derecha que se atreven a plantear algo tan diabólico e insolente.
José Joaquín Fernández
"There is no answer in the available literature to the question why a government monopoly of the provision of money is universally regarded as indispensable" p.27 "It has the defects of all monopolies" p.28
Michael
Aug 01, 2011 added it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Nerdy AnarchoCapitalists who are also Awesome!
Good thoughts. What can I say. Economics isn't really light reading.
Florian Ebeling
Dec 22, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Hayek explains a plan for competitive provision of money.
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Friedrich August von Hayek CH was an Austrian and British economist and philosopher known for his defense of classical liberalism and free-market capitalism against socialist and collectivist thought. He is considered by some to be one of the most important economists and political philosophers of the twentieth century. Hayek's account of how changing prices communicate signals which enable indivi ...more
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