Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Lawrence White on Free Banking

Professor Lawrence H. White presents "Free Banking" at Universidad Francisco Marroquín in Guatemala on June 24, 2009 in this video provided by New Media. Considered one of the leading scholars on alternative monetary systems, he is the author of The Theory of Monetary Institutions (1999) and Free Banking in Britain: Theory, Experience, and Debate, 1800-1845 (1984). White will be joining the faculty at George Mason University in the fall of 2009.

White also spoke with Dr. Mike Beitler of Free Markets radio on May 7, 2009. He discussed free banking versus central banking, lack of central banking in Panama, fractional reserve banking, and other monetary topics.

For further reading:
"The Federal Reserve System’s Influence on Research in Monetary Economics", Lawrence H. White, August 2005

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