Eliminating Runaway Inflation: Lessons from the German Hyperinflation

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Thomas M. Humphrey

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Date Written: 1980

Abstract

The German hyperinflation of 1923 is a classic example of what can happen when the monetary authorities let themselves be guided by false and misleading theories.

Suggested Citation

Humphrey, Thomas M., Eliminating Runaway Inflation: Lessons from the German Hyperinflation (1980). FRB Richmond Economic Review, Vol. 66, No. 4, July/August 1980, pp. 3-7. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2118661

Thomas M. Humphrey (Contact Author)

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond ( email )

P.O. Box 27622
Richmond, VA 23261
United States

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