Cobden CentreI subscribe to the view that our present economic and financial woes were caused by the government. Via The Cobden Centre, you can see we are working on doing something about it:

ESCP EuropeThrough tomorrow and Saturday, ESCP Europe and The Cobden Centre are hosting a Colloquium on Sound Money. The Colloquium is to be directed by Founding Fellow Dr Anthony J Evans and chaired by Corporate Affairs Director, Steve Baker.

A team of academics, banking professionals, entrepreneurs and politicians will meet to discuss:

  1. What is Money?
  2. The Interest Rate and Intertemporal Coordination
  3. The Gold Standard and the Great Depression
  4. Deflation and Prosperity
  5. Free Banking vs 100% Reserves
  6. Central Banking
  7. Proposals for Reform

The authors whose work will be under consideration are Carl Menger, Joseph Salerno, Frank Shostak, Ludwig von Mises, Friedrich A Hayek, Joan and Richard James Sweeney, Murray Rothbard, Lawrence Reed, Lawrence H White, George Selgin, Vera Smith, Tim Congdon, Richard Salsman and Jesús Huerta de Soto.

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