The Origins of the German (or Weimar) Hyperinflation
Lecture no. 30 from the course: Crashes and Crises: Lessons from a History of Financial Disasters
Taught by Professor Connel Fullenkamp | 05 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Economics & Finance Courses
Starting in 1914, German prices rose from a base value of about 100 to a final value of about 100 trillion in 1923. Were the causes of this hyperinflation exotic—or alarmingly familiar?