"Quids In: How sterlingization & free banking could help Scotland flourish”

You must be logged in to create new topics.

"Quids In: How sterlingization & free banking could help Scotland flourish”

  • Martin Nicholls

    Please forgive me if you think that this discussion should be in the “Alba – Scots for Liberty” group; I’ve chosen to put this discussion in the UK group because Scotland is still part of the UK (for now), the Scottish group is for entertainment and culture whereas the UK group is for philosophy and economics, the Adam Smith Institute is based in England, and the UK group has more members than the Scottish group.

    The Adam Smith Institute has released a new report that discusses proposed policy of ‘adaptive sterlingization’ for Scotland. The new report is called, “Quids In: How sterlingization and free banking could help Scotland flourish”.

    http://www.adamsmith.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/ScotlandSterlingPaperPress.pdf

    http://www.adamsmith.org/blog/money-banking/an-independent-scotland-should-use-the-pound-without-permission-from-ruk/

    Sam Bowman discusses new ASI report “Quids In” on BBC Scotland

    Scotland Tonight Feature on the ASI’s “Quids In” Report

    Also, Sam Bowman is no longer an Austrian; he’s now a Market Monetarist. To use his words from his twitter account: Utilitarian market monetarist (post)libertarian/liberal poptimist.

    You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

  • Martin Nicholls

    Jim Rogers saying “the pound is finished”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DW0LoDl_T-M#t=7m59s

    You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

    • You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

      Chip Marce

      I hope you’ll pardon the question from a non UK person, but it does occur to me that Scotland is more left than the rest of the UK. Wouldn’t it be unlikely for an independent Scotland to pick a monetary system that is noninflationary?

      You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

      • You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

        Martin Nicholls

        Scotland (and the North of England as well) is very socialist minded. My friend from Scotland, who is a free market capitalist, has some very good videos that you might find interesting. As to your question, yes it is unlikely for an independent Scotland to pick a monetary system that is noninflationary because since Scotland is a very socialist country, the politicians would most definitely inflate because that’s what they do (and have done throughout history) and what they need.

         

        http://www.youtube.com/user/ScottMcK9/

        You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

        • You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

    Martin Nicholls

    (2014-08-22) CNBC: Could Scots use pound without union
    http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000304566

    You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

  • You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

You must be logged in to reply to this topic.