Alternative Money University

Alternative Money University: Presentations

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This is a private webpage containing the presentations for the first annual Alternative Money University. Below are links to the Powerpoint presentations:

The Evolution of Money and Banks
George Selgin, Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute

Monetary Stability, Deflation, and Productivity
David Beckworth, Senior Research Fellow, Program on Monetary Policy, Mercatus Center at George Mason University

The Economics of Commodity Money (and Bitcoin)
Lawrence H. White, Professor of Economics, George Mason University

Monetary Rules vs. Discretion
Scott Sumner, Ralph G. Hawtrey Chair of Monetary Policy and Director, Program on Monetary Policy, Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Professor Emeritus, Bentley University

Free Banking in Theory and Practice
Lawrence H. White, Professor of Economics, George Mason University

Financial Crises and the Founding of the Fed
George Selgin, Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute

The Role of Monetary Policy in the Great Recession
David Beckworth, Senior Research Fellow, Program on Monetary Policy, Mercatus Center at George Mason University

Monetary Policy in a Post-Crisis World
Scott Sumner, Ralph G. Hawtrey Chair of Monetary Policy and Director, Program on Monetary Policy, Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Professor Emeritus, Bentley University