23 Apr '13, 3am

George Selgin

George Selgin

The University of Georgia having, in its infinite wisdom, decided long ago to make its faculty do without sabbaticals, yours truly, sensing impending burnout, determined to do the next best thing, by taking leave for several months from all extra-curricular economics, including participation in economics discussions in this forum, in the blogosphere generally, and (so far as he could manage it) in the larger world. Having thus refreshed myself, I now feel fit not only to return to the monetary-economics fray, but to plunge straight into the bitcoin melee, by means of a declaration calculated to make every true-blue bitcoiner take aim for my jugular. The declaration? Simply, that no matter how often bitcoin enthusiasts state otherwise, bitcoins aren't currency. Nor are they money of any other sort. They aren't--to employ economists' standard technical definition--a "general...

Full article: http://www.freebanking.org/2013/04/22/bitcoin/

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