SMP: The War on Cash: What Do You Have to Hide?

La “guerra contra el efectivo” choca con los principios más fundamentales de las libertades civiles. Breve comentario en Sound Money Project.

Some economists, including Harvard’s Ken Rogoff, want to minimize the circulation of cash. Such proposals are usually justified on the grounds that they would (1) reduce criminal activity and tax evasion while also (2) helping central banks execute monetary policy when interest rates are at the zero lower bound. Both arguments have been challenged on this blog (here, here, and here).

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