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Economic Liberty Lecture Series: George Selgin

Speaker: George Selgin
George Mason University
Thu, Sep 19 at 7:00pm — Thu, Sep 12 at 8:00pm


Dinner, Lecture, and Social Hour


George Mason University – Enterprise 178


6:30 pm – Pizza
7:00 pm – Talk with Q&A
9:00 pm – Social hour at Brion’s Grille


George Selgin is a Professor of Economics at the University of Georgia‘s Terry College of Business. He is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute. His research covers a broad range of topics within the field of monetary economics, including monetary history, macroeconomic theory, and the history of monetary thought. He is the author of The Theory of Free Banking (Rowman & Littlefield, 1988), Bank Deregulation and Monetary Order (Routledge, 1996), Less Than Zero: The Case for a Falling Price Level in a Growing Economy (The Institute of Economic Affairs, 1997), and, most recently, Good Money: Birmingham Button Makers, the Royal Mint, and the Beginnings of Modern Coinage (University of Michigan Press, 2008). He has written as well for numerous scholarly journals, including the British Numismatic Journal, The Economic Journal, the Economic History Review, the Journal of Economic Literature, and the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, and for popular outlets such as The Christian Science Monitor, The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, and other popular outlets. Professor Selgin is also, a co-editor of Econ Journal Watch, an electronic journal devoted to exposing “inappropriate assumptions, weak chains of argument, phony claims of relevance, and omissions of pertinent truths” in the writings of professional economists. He holds a B.A. in economics and zoology from Drew University, and a Ph.D. in economics from New York University.


“Free Banking and the Economics of a Free Society”



George Mason University Economics Society


The Future of Freedom Foundation


(703) 934-6101


George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA.

Visitors should park in the Sandy Creek Parking Deck. Enterprise Hall is directly across from the parking deck. All Parking Inquiries: (703) 993-2710.