It seems like a lot of Austrians don’t want to say anything bad about gold, even though it was a mismanaged gold standard in the interwar period. Surely deflationary policies related to the gold standard was a major factor, if not the major factor, in the Depression. What is your view?
I am surprised you are not familiar with these arguments, unless my wording was confusing. I know you’ll disagree with some of it, but here is Scott Sumner giving what he calls a libertarian, non-Austrian take on it.