Better Than Cash Alliance, digital payments, international development, network effects, war on cash

In a classic account of why prohibitions and other economic restrictions harmful to consumers arise and persist, economist Bruce Yandle noted that such restrictions are often promoted by a coalition between two groups. The first group are morally motivated do-gooders (“Baptists”) who think that the restrictions will…

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…