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Gold and Government

  title={Gold and Government},
  author={Judy Shelton},
  journal={Public Economics: Taxation},
  • Judy Shelton
  • Published 2012
  • Economics
  • Public Economics: Taxation
  • Something has gone terribly wrong with the world’s monetary system. It’s evident that some kind of fundamental reform needs to be implemented. The question is: Can governments be trusted to issue sound money, or is money too important to be left to the politicians? Is it reasonable to expect governments to abide by the discipline required to maintain sound money? Or have we set up an irresistible temptation by empowering governments to control both fiscal and monetary policy? Would it make more… CONTINUE READING


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