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 conference Web site…

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. This period also…

For the upcoming conference “Free Banking systems: diversity in financial and economic growth” at Lund University School of Economics and Management (Sweden), September 4–5, 2014 I have written a paper titled "Establishing an International Data Archive on Free Banking."  The idea came from a post I wrote several months ago. Here is…