More on Finance and Banking


The Creation of the Federal Reserve

By George Selgin. Barron’s. May 7, 2016.

Pay Day Lending Is Not Harmful to Low Income Borrowers

By Thaya Brook Knight. The Hill (Online). May 6, 2016.

The Bitcoin Ecosystem’s Communications Deficits

By Jim Harper. Bitcoin Magazine. May 3, 2016.

Cato Studies

How Important Are Banks for Development? National Banks in the United States, 1870–1900

By Scott L. Fulford. Research Briefs in Economic Policy No. 44. February 3, 2016.

Requiem for QE

By Daniel L. Thornton. Policy Analysis No. 783. November 17, 2015.

The Supply of Transaction Assets, Nominal Income, and Monetary Policy Transmission

By Joshua R. Hendrickson and David Beckworth. Working Paper No. 31. June 23, 2015.


Biggest Danger Is Bank Bashing

Steve H. Hanke. OMFIF Bulletin. January 2016.

Society, Finance & Freedom

Mark A. Calabria. Banking Perspective. Fall 2015.

The Productivity Gap: Monetary Policy, the Subprime Boom, and the Post-2001 Productivity Surge

George Selgin, David Beckworth, and Berrak Bahadir. Journal of Policy Modeling. Vol. 37. No. 2. March 2015.

Public Filings

Timbervest, LLC v. Securities & Exchange Commission

By Ilya Shapiro and Thaya Brook Knight. Legal Briefs. April 29, 2016.

Credit Crunch: Is the CFPB Restricting Consumer Access to Credit?

By Mark A. Calabria. Testimony. July 24, 2012.

The Future of Capital Formation

By Richard W. Rahn. Testimony. May 10, 2011.

Cato Reviews & Journals

Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage by Barney Frank

Mark A. Calabria. Cato Journal. Spring/Summer 2016.

Revisiting Three Intellectual Pillars of Monetary Policy

Claudio Borio. Cato Journal. Spring/Summer 2016.

Editor’s Note

James A. Dorn. Cato Journal. Spring/Summer 2016.


Futures Unbound: The Cato Summit on Financial Regulation

Featuring Mark A. Calabria, Thaya Brook Knight, and George Selgin. June 6, 2016. Conference.

Cryptocurrency: The Policy Challenges of a Decentralized Revolution

Featuring George Selgin and Jim Harper. April 12, 2016. Conference.

Quantitative Easing: A Requiem

Featuring George Selgin. March 1, 2016. Policy Forum.