The Case for the 100% Gold Dollar
by Murray Rothbard

This little book clears up some points that I had after reading What Has Government Done to Our Money. Either this book is written better, or I am bringing more understanding to successive works on economics that I read. Needless to say, Rothbard is convincing, interesting, and informative.

I re-read this book on October 16, 2007, thinking that I had not read it before. I am skeptical of the need for a group of economists to convene to study how to make the transition to 100% gold dollar. Why not simply get rid of the law that makes federal reserve notes legal tender and allow people to decide for themselves what they will accept as money and let the chips fall where they may?

Year Read: 1975


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