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65. George Selgin on Bitcoin & the Origins of Money

-For more on the regression theorem, Menger's Origins of Money is a must read.

-Roger Ver & I recently discussed the value storage function of money in detail here.

-Here is Selgin's landmark paper, "Synthetic Commodity Money"

-I mentioned first hearing of synthetic commodity money from Malavaika Nair's lecture at Mises, The Economics of Bitcoin. Here it is:

-For more on the functions of money see chapter 1 of Mises' Theory of Money & Credit

***Be sure to follow @georgeselgin on Twitter & at Alt-M where he blogs regularly***



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