• 00:00    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:06    |    
    Introduction by Jerry L. Jordan
  • 02:04    |    
    US President James Madison on money
  • 30:29    |    
    The required conditions and challenges for prosperity in a central banking system
  • 03:52    |    
    The cost of economic exchange
  • 04:45    |    
    The role of monetary authorities in market economies
    • The moral obligation of creating money
    • The real resource cost of establishing and enforcing contracts for economic exchange
    • The establishment of indirect exchange systems to offset the informational disadvantages of specialization
    • Meaning and function of money
    • What money is and what it is not
    • Convenience versus the risk of depreciation in value of a particular form of money
    • Distinction between inside and outside money
    • Monetary authorities and how they enhance the quality of inside money
    • How society chooses which entity to use as money
      • The meaning of a stable purchasing power
      • The reliability of the U.S. dollar in the past 30 years
    • Fiat money and the basis of its stability
      • The role of a central bank in a fiscal regime
      • The public and how it can limit the redistribution effects of inflation
    • The relationship between high inflation rates and rates of economic growth
    • The debate of rules versus discretion in the conduct of monetary policy
    • Testing the hypothesis that monetary policy is a fiscal instrument
    • Providing honest money as the objective of government
    • Requirements for economic efficiency
    • Vaclav Havel on the underlying problem when transitioning from collectivism to a market economy
    • Hayek and Mises on inflation for the gain of the government
  • 32:15    |    
    Questions and comments segment
    • Do you think the Federal Reserve will taper the quantitative easing?
    • What impact will Ben Bernankes replacement, Janet Yellen, have on the Fed?
    • What are the preconditions required for a potential return to the gold standard?
    • Do you think returning to the gold standard is politically feasible and is any issuing of private money viable?
    • Would you agree that in a market economy deflation and not inflation is an inherent outcome?
    • Would you comment on the Yuan and China's role in this currency?
    • What is your opinion on moneys that are not run by states such as cryptocurrencies?
  • 01:08:05    |    
    Final credits

Money and Liberty

New Media  | 08 de noviembre de 2013  | Vistas: 22


Jerry L. Jordan is an economist, president of the Pacific Academy…