Dr. Lawrence H. White

Dr. Lawrence H. White is internationally recognized as a leading authority on the history and theory of free banking. His many articles on monetary theory and history of banking have appeared in the American Economic ReviewThe Journal of Economic LiteratureThe Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, and other leading professional journals.

His books Free Banking in Great Britain (1984), Competition and Currency: Essays on Free Banking and Money (1989), and The Theory of Monetary Institutions (1999) have challenged the very foundation of central banking. Dr. White is also an expert on the economics of sports.

Dr. Lawrence White earned his A.B. degree from Harvard University and his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles. Dr. White taught for several years at the University of Georgia at Athens, and is presently the F. A. Hayek Professor of Economic History at the University of Missouri — St. Louis.