Would the world have experienced a financial crisis like the recent one in an environment of free banking? Lawrence H. White, an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute, speaks at the Cato Institute's 28th Annual Monetary Conference held November 18, 2010.
For further reading:
"The Gold Standard and Monetary Freedom", Dr Richard M. Ebeling, April 1, 2011
"Central Banking is a blight on humanity", Lars Schall, March 22, 2011
"Communist China Embraces the Gold Standard", Daniel Sayani, February 22, 2011
"Currency Wars", Robert P. Murphy, Mises Daily, November 15, 2010
"The Gold Carry Trade", Whiskey and Gunpowder, July 25, 2007