Alternative Money University

Alternative Money University: Program

July 21 – 24, 2019

Cato Institute
1000 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20001

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Alternative Money University 2019 Program forthcoming

Sunday, July 21

5:30-7:00PM Registration

Wintergreen/Lobby
7:00-9:00PM Welcoming Dinner and Keynote
Randall Wright, Ray B. Zemon Professor of Liquid Assets, University of Wisconsin School of Business

Conference Hall 1, 2nd Floor

Monday, July 22

8:00-9:00AM Breakfast

Conference Hall 2/3, 2nd Floor
9:00-10:30AM The Evolution of Money and Banks
George Selgin, Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute

Conference Hall 2/3, 2nd Floor
10:30-11:00AM Break

11:00AM-12:30PM Free Banking in Theory and in Practice
Lawrence H. White, Professor of Economics, George Mason University

Conference Hall 2/3, 2nd Floor
12:30-1:30PM Lunch

Conference Hall 1, 2nd Floor
1:30-3:00PM Theoretical Underpinnings of Market Monetarism
David Beckworth, Director, Monetary Policy Program, Mercatus Center at George Mason University

Conference Hall 2/3, 2nd Floor
3:00-3:30PM Break

3:30-5:00PM The Place of Monetary Institutions in Monetary Theory
Randall Wright, Ray B. Zemon Professor of Liquid Assets, University of Wisconsin School of Business

Conference Hall 2/3, 2nd Floor
5:00-6:30PM Break

6:30PM Dinner and Keynote Address
John Taylor, Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University

Tuesday, July 23

8:00-9:00AM Breakfast

Conference Hall 2/3, 2nd Floor
9:00-10:30AM Managing Fiat Money: Rules vs. Discretion
Scott Sumner, Ralph G. Hawtrey Chair of Monetary Policy, Mercatus Center at George Mason University

Conference Hall 2/3, 2nd Floor
10:30-11:00AM Break

11:00AM-12:30PM Cryptocurrency: Private Currency of the Future?
Lawrence H. White, Professor of Economics, George Mason University

Conference Hall 2/3, 2nd Floor
12:30-1:30PM Lunch

Conference Hall 1, 2nd Floor
1:30-3:00PM The Role of Monetary Policy in the Great Recession
David Beckworth, Director, Monetary Policy Program, Mercatus Center at George Mason University

Conference Hall 2/3, 2nd Floor
3:00-3:30PM Break

3:30-5:00PM Monetary Policy in a Post-Crisis World
Scott Sumner, Ralph G. Hawtrey Chair of Monetary Policy, Mercatus Center at George Mason University

Conference Hall 2/3, 2nd Floor
5:00-6:30PM Break

6:30PM Dinner and Keynote Address: Financial Crises and the Founding of the Fed
George Selgin, Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute

Conference Hall 1, 2nd Floor

Wednesday, July 24

8:00-9:00AM Breakfast

Conference Hall 2/3, 2nd Floor
9:00-11:00AM Monetary Policy Alternatives: A Round-Table Discussion
All Faculty
Conference Hall 2/3, 2nd Floor