Currency devaluation means a reduced value of currency with respect to foreign currencies and its reduced purchasing power to foreign goods, which result from monetary policy. In a small open economy, as such the assumptions of the Mundell-Fleming model, currency devaluation can result from expansionary monetary policy, referring to the lower exchange rate instead of … Continue reading Currency Devaluation: Exports > Imports
Currency devaluation is a form of monetary policy in which it reduces the value of a currency with respect to those goods, services or other monetary units that the currency can be exchanged with. Currency devaluation can only be part of a hampered market with a central bank, “[since] the Bretton Woods system the US … Continue reading Currency Devaluation
In this article we will cover unemployment and how it is affected by monetary policy. Firstly, any government policy has a level of uncertainty surrounding it. This can have an influence on the possibility of job seekers finding a job or a firm keeping on many employees. During such an uncertain ruling on a tax … Continue reading Monetary Policy & Unemployment
That is the question that many people in the UK are asking themselves, however what does it mean? It is given the name Brexit as the term is an abbreviation for British Exit from the EU. Held on Thursday 23rd of June, British voters (citizens in Britain and the Commonwealth of Nations aged 18+) can … Continue reading To Leave or Not to Leave The EU?
An interfering government is the only barrier to any revival of a capitalist society. In a free market, market price signals communicate and reveal the subjective valuations of all market participants, including time preference toward present goods over future goods. Market price signals represent scarcity and important information, such as market interest rates, and are … Continue reading Interest Rates Are A Market Price Signal Not To Be Interfered With
This article is a summary of the views expressed by Robert Higgs in his article Recession and Recovery: Six Fundamental Errors of the Current Orthodoxy. And how the article compares to the approach taken by Gregory Mankiw in his well known textbooks along with Keynes theories as their arguments can contradict themselves for the following … Continue reading Recession & Recovery – Robert Higgs
Interest is a market participants preference valuation of present goods to future goods. In which one would prefer $10 now rather than $10 in a months time. The monetary unit here ascribes itself to the lenders compensated assurance of placing a premium on present goods, one would prefer $10 now rather than $10 in a … Continue reading A Billion Dollar Time Premium