James A. Dorn is vice president for monetary studies, senior fellow, and director of Cato’s annual monetary conference. He has written widely on Federal Reserve policy and monetary reform, and is an expert on China’s economic development. He has edited more than ten books, including The Search for Stable Money (with Anna J. Schwartz); The Future of Money in the Information Age; Monetary Alternatives: Rethinking Government Fiat Money; Monetary Policy in an Uncertain World; Populism and the Future of the Fed; and China in the New Millennium. His articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, South China Morning Post, and scholarly journals. He has been a columnist for Caixin and Forbes.com. From 1982 to 2022, Dorn served as editor of the Cato Journal. He was a member of the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars (1984–1990), and a visiting scholar at the Central European University and Fudan University in Shanghai. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Virginia.