Gold and Money, II by Warren Gibson

This is the second of two articles by Warren Gibson on the subject of gold as money. http://www.thefreemanonline.org/featured/gold-and-money-ii/

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Donald Boudreaux

Professor Donald J. Boudreaux was the Chairman of the Department of Economics at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, from August 2001 to August 2009. Previously, he was president of the Foundation for Economic Education (1997-2001); Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Economics at Clemson University (1992-1997); and Assistant Professor of Economics at George Mason University (1985-1989). During the Spring 1996 semester he was an Olin Visiting Fellow in Law and Economics at the Cornell...

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Lydia Ortega

Lydia is a Professor of Economics, Chair of the Department of Economics, and Graduate Advisor.   Her mentorship and support has been invaluable in the development of the Mont Hamilton Society.

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Warren Gibson

I first met Warren when he was a founding member of an engineering company, 25+ years ago.  We found we had a mutual interest in free markets, and even attended a dinner in San Mateo, featuring Murray Rothbard as the guest speaker. Warren retired from the company he helped found, and I lost track of him.  About four years ago, I ran into Warren at an anniversary party of that company, to learn that Warren had retired from industry and gone into academia, including as a lecturer in economics at San Jose State University. As we have resumed...

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“Why Default on U.S. Treasuries is Likely”

At the Mont Hamilton Society event in 2009, we were lucky to receive a briefing from Dr. Hummel on his August 2009 publication in the Library of Economics and Liberty. www.econlib.org/library/Columns/y2009/Hummeltbills.html A fascinating argument even then, it becomes even more prescient by the day.

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Jeffrey Rogers Hummel

Jeffrey Rogers Hummel is an Associate Professor of Economics at San Jose State University, and a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute.  He received his PhD in history from the University of Texas at Austin.  His BA in History was received at Grove City College. Jeff Hummel is the author of Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men: A History of the American Civil War (Chicago: Open Court, 1996). He teaches both economics and history, and before joining the SJSU economics faculty in the fall of 2002, lectured as an adjunct at Golden...

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