Comments on: The option value of coinage http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/04/07/the-option-value-of-coinage/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Ian Kemmish http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/04/07/the-option-value-of-coinage/comment-page-1/#comment-195 Wed, 08 Apr 2009 13:20:18 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/04/07/the-option-value-of-coinage/#comment-195 “Here academics in their famous models” — ah so it’s actually a cod-science paper. Did you think you were going to fool us? Did you think none of us would get as far as the third page?

I’m no economist and no historian, but I do recall that when people starting melting down coin of the realm, and when the sovereign responded by debasing the coinage, things usually ended badly for that particular sovereign….

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By: trader http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/04/07/the-option-value-of-coinage/comment-page-1/#comment-178 Tue, 07 Apr 2009 20:00:47 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/04/07/the-option-value-of-coinage/#comment-178 “Don’t they know that they’re giving these options away?

Yup. http://www.usatoday.com/money/2006-12-14 -melting-ban-usat_x.htm ”

And this is described in the paper, and suggested to be considered as some type of of knock-out option.

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By: Sandrew http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/04/07/the-option-value-of-coinage/comment-page-1/#comment-172 Tue, 07 Apr 2009 17:13:08 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/04/07/the-option-value-of-coinage/#comment-172 Don’t they know that they’re giving these options away?

Yup. http://www.usatoday.com/money/2006-12-14 -melting-ban-usat_x.htm

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By: More Than Once http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/04/07/the-option-value-of-coinage/comment-page-1/#comment-165 Tue, 07 Apr 2009 15:30:32 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/04/07/the-option-value-of-coinage/#comment-165 Inflation out of control. Any specific percentage?

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By: dWj http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/04/07/the-option-value-of-coinage/comment-page-1/#comment-163 Tue, 07 Apr 2009 15:17:46 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/04/07/the-option-value-of-coinage/#comment-163 If inflation gets out of control, private reverse seignorage should provide an automatic stabilizer.

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By: John http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/04/07/the-option-value-of-coinage/comment-page-1/#comment-158 Tue, 07 Apr 2009 14:20:43 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/04/07/the-option-value-of-coinage/#comment-158 Hi, Felix,

You have posted some great articles on this blogs.

I am starting something on current crisis articles too. How can I get them posted here? Thanks for advice.

John

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