The "What is Money?" Show

Base Money and Free Markets | The Snider Series | Episode 7 (WiM109)

Episode Notes

Jeff Snider joins me for a multi-episode conversation exploring the evolution of money and central banking throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.

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Transcript:

OUTLINE
00:00:00 “What is Money” Intro
00:00:08 How Should Central Banks Define Money?
00:07:19 Transparency at the Base Layer of Money
00:10:35 Bitcoin as Base Layer Money?
00:12:36 Decentralized Finance Replacing the Need for Intermediaries?
00:14:55 Free Market Currencies with Bitcoin as the Base Layer Money
00:24:02 WTF are Bank Reserves Today?
00:30:13 NYDIG
00:31:22 Market Failures
00:36:28 Messy Markets
00:40:57 Free Market Self Correcting Errors or Regulatory Correction?
00:44:15 The Closer We Get to a Free Market the Better
00:46:34 Financial Law vs Property Law
00:49:08 Bullish on Bitcoin?
00:51:58 Concerns About Bitcoin

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