Sunday, November 08, 2015

History of money

Lecture series at Hillsdale College.

“Money has been used as a medium of exchange since ancient times. It affects not only economics, but also history, politics, and culture. This second CCA of the 2015-2016 academic year, co-sponsored by the Ludwig von Mises Lecture Series, will examine the history of money, as well as money-related controversies.”

Sunday, November 8:

4:00 p.m. EST
“The History of Money: An Overview”
Kenneth R. Calvert
Headmaster, Hillsdale Academy
Associate Professor of History, Hillsdale College

8:00 p.m. EST
“How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy”
Steve Forbes
Chairman, Forbes Media
Author, Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy

Monday, November 9:

4:00 p.m. EST
“Milton Friedman and Monetarism”
Robert Barro
Harvard University

8:00 p.m. EST
“Money in American History”
John Steele Gordon
Author, Empire of Wealth: The Epic History of American Economic Power

Tuesday, November 10:

4:00 p.m. EST
“How to Think About the Federal Reserve”
Peter Schiff
President and CEO, Euro Pacific Capital
Author, The Real Crash

8:00 p.m. EST
“The Problem of Crony Capitalism Today”
William Walton
Founder, Rappahannock Ventures

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