More on Finance and Banking


How Central Banks Cause Financial Crises

By James A. Dorn. Investor’s Business Daily (Online). August 12, 2016.

How Big Should Bitcoin Blocks Be? Depends on Your Values

By Jim Harper. American Banker. July 15, 2016.

How to Change Bankruptcy Law

By Ike Brannon. The Weekly Standard LLC. June 6, 2016.

Cato Studies

“No More Credit Score”: Employer Credit Check Bans and Signal Substitution

By Robert Clifford and Daniel Shoag. Research Briefs in Economic Policy No. 54. June 22, 2016.

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.


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

Bank of America Corp. et al. v. City of Miami

By Ilya Shapiro, Thaya Brook Knight, and Steven G. Bradbury. Legal Briefs. August 29, 2016.

Making a Financial Choice: More Capital or More Government Control

By John A. Allison. Testimony. July 12, 2016.

Timbervest, LLC v. Securities & Exchange Commission

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

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.


34th Annual Monetary Conference

Featuring James A. Dorn, James Grant, John A. Allison, Gerald P. O'Driscoll Jr., Kevin Dowd, Thomas Hoenig, J. Christopher Giancarlo, Athanasios Orphanides, H. Robert Heller, Daniel L. Thornton, Thomas J. Sargent, Tyler Goodspeed, George Selgin, Jerry L. Jordan, Steve H. Hanke, Walker F. Todd, & Phil Gramm. November 17, 2016. Conference.

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.