Hyperinflation - It's More than Just a Monetary Phenomenon

Cullen O. Roche

Orcam Financial Group, LLC

March 30, 2011

In this paper I will argue why the common misconception that “inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon” cannot be used to explain most historical hyperinflations. I will argue that “money printing” is often the response to exogenous and unusual events and not the direct cause of the hyperinflation.

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Keywords: hyperinflation, monetary

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Date posted: March 30, 2011 ; Last revised: May 17, 2013

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Roche, Cullen O., Hyperinflation - It's More than Just a Monetary Phenomenon (March 30, 2011). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1799102 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1799102

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