Understanding the Dollar Crisis

Understanding the Dollar Crisis
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In the year that the United States government removed the last vestiges of the gold standard, and Nixon closed the gold window forever, nonstop dollar turmoil was unleashed. In that same year, Percy L. Greaves, a student of Ludwig von Mises's, released a blockbuster of a book that sought to explain the crisis. It was a huge seller and taught a generation to think like Austrian economists, who, after all, were the only ones offering a coherent explanation of events.

Greaves's widow Bettina Bien Greaves, gave her permission for a reprint of this book, on the occasion of the current dollar crisis. What's remarkable is how Percy's analysis holds up in nearly every way, after all these years...