132. TRUTH About Bitcoin, Free Banking, U.S. Dollar, the Fed, & Better Money w Dr. Larry White | Ep. 43
In today's new episode of the "Let People Prosper" podcast, I'm thankful to be joined by Dr. Larry White for a thought-provoking discussion on better money.
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On today's episode of the "Let People Prosper" show, I'm thankful to be joined by Dr. Larry White, Professor of Theory and History of Banking and Money at George Mason University and author of the new book "Better Money: Gold, Fiat, or Bitcoin?"
How money gets its value and where the value of the U.S. dollar stands;
Old and new forms of currency, including gold, bitcoin, and their longevity; and
Today's fiat system, the Fed, policy rules, and more.
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Dr. White’s bio:
Lawrence H. White specializes in the theory and history of banking and money. He previously taught at New York University, the University of Georgia, and the University of Missouri - St. Louis.
He is the author of The Clash of Economic Ideas (2012), The Theory of Monetary Institutions (1999), Free Banking in Britain (2nd ed., 1995), and Competition and Currency (1989). He is the editor of The History of Gold and Silver (3 vols., 2000), Free Banking (3 vols., 1993), and other volumes.
His articles on monetary theory and banking history have appeared in the American Economic Review, the Journal of Economic Literature, the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, and other leading professional journals. In 2014 he received the Adam Smith Award of the Association for Private Enterprise Education. He has been a visiting research fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research, a visiting lecturer at the Swiss National Bank, and a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
Professor White is a co-editor of Econ Journal Watch and a member of the board of associate editors of the Review of Austrian Economics. He is a Distinguished Senior Fellow of the F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics and Economics of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, and a senior scholar of the Cato Institute Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives.
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