George Selgin


George Selgin

George A. Selgin is a professor of Economics in the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. His principal research areas are monetary and banking theory, monetary history, and macroeconomics. Selgin is known for his research in the private issue of coinage. This belongs to the free banking and Austrian School of economics. He has co-authored with Lawrence H. White on the subject of Free Banking. Dr. Selgin's work in this area has been applied to the idea of currency dollarization and private competition for note issue in dollarized countries.

Education

*New York University Ph.D. 1986
*Drew University B.A. 1979

Books

*ISBN 0-415-14056-0 "Bank Deregulation and Monetary Order (1996)"
*ISBN 0-536-58930-5 "Readings in Money and Banking (1995)"
*ISBN 0-8476-7578-5 "The Theory of Free Banking (1988)"

External links

* [http://www.terry.uga.edu/~selgin/ Selgin's faculty homepage]


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