Monetary Conference, Cato, Shelton, Basel, financial crisis, government debt, QE

More than two hundred people came to Cato last Thursday, November 17th, for the 34th Annual Monetary Conference. Four panels and two keynote speakers covered “Central Banks and Financial Turmoil,” the theme of this year’s conference. In his introduction, CMFA’s James Dorn laid out some of the key…

classical liberalism, David Hume, Nicolas Oresme, sound money, William Cobbet

Alt-M contributor Larry White gave the 4th annual Liggio Lecture on September 24 at Atlas Network’s annual Liberty Forum in Miami. Atlas established the lecture in honor of their late vice president of academics, Leonard Liggio (1933-2014), an esteemed classical liberal scholar who also served as President of the Mont…

behavioral economics, Market Monetarism, monetary rules, NGDP targeting, Taylor Rule

Earlier this month a crowd of over a hundred and fifty gathered at George Mason University’s Arlington Campus for an academic conference co-hosted by the Mercatus Center and the CMFA. The conference, “Monetary Rules for a Post-Crisis World,” featured leading monetary economists, Washington’s top financial journalists, and…