Free Banking systems: diversity in financial and economic growth Dates: September 4 – 5, 2014 Venue: Lund University School of Economics and Management, Tycho Brahes väg 1, 22363 Lund, Room EC 1:134 Main organizer: Anders Ögren, Lund University, anders.ogren@ekh.lu.se Travelling: There are frequent trains from Copenhagen Airport (Kastrup) to the city of Lund. UPDATE: The…

Mathieu Bédard and Vincent Geloso have a paper out on SSRN here, "Free Banking and Economic Growth in Lower Canada, 1817-1851": http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2482313#.U_HwDx1w4a0.facebook Says the abstract: Generally, the historical literature presents the period from 1817 to 1851 in Lower Canada (modern day Québec) as one of negative economic growth….