香港派埋外匯儲備好唔好?

我早兩日係直播話,唔應該提倡派外匯儲備啊。因為有好多外匯儲備理論上係我地個袋同戶口入面,即係我地嘅港元價值之源。 不過,呢個講法係有唔完善嘅地方。一個被忽視嘅地方,就係因為我地依家個外匯儲備係流通貨幣嘅六倍有多。 由於香港採用嘅係Currency Board制度,而呢種制度本質上只要求發行鈔票時要有足夠嘅外幣去兌換,所以貨幣經濟學者George Selgin早前就指出,理論上金管局絕對可以用呢啲「多餘」嘅外匯存備,「印」出新嘅港幣給予香港政府使用。 呢個亦會正式係所謂港版嘅「直升機派錢」。 Only the appearance is deceiving, because the workings I just described are those of an orthodox currency board; and Hong Kong’s “currency board of sorts” is far from orthodox. That’s mainly because, instead of holding U.S. dollar assets just equal to an equivalent value in outstanding HKD banknotes, the … Read more 香港派埋外匯儲備好唔好?