On 14th October 2020, Antal E. Fekete, the Hungarian-Canadian economist who saw himself as a monetary theorist following the tradition of Carl Menger, died in Budapest. Behind him was an eventful and fruitful life which was quite typical of the crazy last century. His experiences eventually filled Fekete with dark forebodings for the current century. We can only hope that this crazy year won’t become characteristic of an entire era, as his year of birth did.
The values behind Bitcoin – an ethical assessment | Rahim Taghizadegan
Das Institut für Wertewirtschaft, eine der letzten vollkommen unabhängigen Forschungs- und Bildungsseinrichtungen im deutschsprachigen Raum, feierte am 9. Oktober 2012 die Eröffnung ihrer neuen Räumlichkeiten
Panel Discussion – Digital scarcity – will central banks be obsolete within this century?
Never in the history on mankind we had a digital asset which as a supply that cannot be manipulated by an entity or authority and enables global settlement without a middleman. Before Bitcoin only central
SLP145 Rahim Taghizadegan – The Zero Interest Rate Trap and social consequences of fiat money (Audio)
Rahim Taghizadegan, Austrian economist and author, joins Stephan Livera in this episode to talk about the problems with central banking, and social consequences of fiat money.
The Cultural Consequences of Negative Interest Rates
Negative interest rates are now entrenched reality in Europe, and not just for buyers of sovereign or corporate debt — even retail savings accounts are affected. What does this mean for real people