Lawrence H. White

George Mason University - Department of Economics

4400 University Drive

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Can Bitcoin Become a Major Currency?

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-17
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2014
William J. Luther and Lawrence H. White
Kenyon College and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,236 (3,296)

Abstract:

Bitcoin, Medium of Exchange, Store of Value, Unit of Account

2.

Hayek and Contemporary Macroeconomics

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-05
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Jan 2015
Lawrence H. White
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 782 (17,602)

Abstract:

F. A. Hayek, business cycle, boom, bust, macroeconomics, Robert Lucas, DSGE models, monetary policy

3.

Free Banking in History and Theory

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-07
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 May 2014
Lawrence H. White
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 369 (40,753)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Free Banking, Central Banks, commodity standard

4.

Has the Fed Been a Failure?

Journal of Macroeconomics, Vol. 34, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 25 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2013
George Selgin, William D. Lastrapes and Lawrence H. White
University of Georgia, University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 298 (67,848)
Citation 7

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5.

Positively Valued Fiat Money after the Sovereign Disappears: The Case of Somalia

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-14
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2016
William J. Luther and Lawrence H. White
Kenyon College and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 265 (63,678)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Belief, Focal Point, Inertia, Learning, Monetary Regime, Monetary Standard, Money, Search, Self-fulfilling Prophecy, Somalia, Somali Shilling

6.

The Market for Cryptocurrencies

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-45
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Dec 2014
Lawrence H. White
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 239 (25,619)

Abstract:

cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, altcoins, denationalization of money, private currency, payment methods, remittances, exchange rates

7.

The Merits and Feasibility of Returning to a Commodity Standard

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-05
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Mar 2014
Lawrence H. White
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 173 (107,470)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Commodity money, Gold Standard, Inflation Hedge

8.

The Troubling Suppression of Competition from Alternative Monies: The Cases of the Liberty Dollar and E-Gold

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-06
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 May 2014
Lawrence H. White
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 145 (124,592)

Abstract:

Liberty Dollar, Bitcoin, E-Gold, Alternative Monies

9.

Dollarization and Free Choice in Currency

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-44
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Dec 2014
Lawrence H. White
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 81 (131,205)

Abstract:

Dollarization, Ecuador, consumer sovereignty, seigniorage, optimum currency area

10.

Extended Shareholder Liability as a Means to Constrain Moral Hazard in Insured Banks

Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 2017, Volume 63: 153-160, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-45
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2017
Alexander William Salter, Vipin P. Veetil and Lawrence H. White
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business, Nihon University and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 51 (182,475)

Abstract:

Bagehot Hypothesis, deposit insurance, double liability, moral hazard, triple liability, unlimited liability

11.

Making the Transition to a New Gold Standard

Cato Journal, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 06 Apr 2013
Lawrence H. White
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 44 (218,382)
Citation 2

Abstract:

gold standard, international monetary system, U.S. monetary reform, U.S. money supply, U.S. dollar, Federal Reserve Bank, exchange rates, fiat currency

12.

Recent Arguments Against the Gold Standard

Cato Institute Policy Analysis No. 728
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Jun 2013
Lawrence H. White
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 28 (322,819)

Abstract:

criticisms of the gold standard, bretton woods, fiat money, paper currency

13.

Has the Fed Been a Failure?

Cato Institute Working Paper
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 09 Mar 2013
George Selgin, William D. Lastrapes and Lawrence H. White
The Cato Institute, University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 24 (401,997)
Citation 7

Abstract:

U.S. financial policy, American economic policy, Federal Reserve Bank, Federal Reserve System, 2008 financial crisis, 2008 economic crisis, United States monetary policy, federal reserve, inflation, expansionary monetary policy

14.

A Gold Standard with Free Banking Would Have Restrained the Boom and Bust

Cato Journal, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 17 Apr 2013
Lawrence H. White
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 16 (406,335)
Citation 3

Abstract:

financial crisis of 2008, U.S. central banking, federal reserve bank, American financial policy, free banking

15.

The Rule of Law or the Rule of Central Bankers?

Cato Journal, Vol. 30, No. 3, 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Apr 2013
Lawrence H. White
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 13 (393,442)
Citation 4

Abstract:

2008 financial crisis, rule of law, central banking in the united states, federal reserve bank policy, monetary policy reforms, too big to fail

16.

Human Capital and its Critics: Gary Becker, Institutionalism, and Anti-Neoliberalism

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 17-02
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Jan 2017
Lawrence H. White
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (202,949)

Abstract:

human capital, Gary Becker, labor economics

17.

Hayek, Cassel, and the Origins of the Great Depression

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 16-41
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Oct 2016
Thomas L. Hogan and Lawrence H. White
Troy University and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (222,937)

Abstract:

Hayek; Cassel; Great Depression; Federal Reserve; Gold standard

18.

Toward a New Austrian Macroeconomics

Review of Austrian Economics, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2017
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2017
Vipin P. Veetil and Lawrence H. White
Nihon University and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

Macroeconomics, Agent-based Model, Schumpeter, Mises, Hayek, Business Cycles, Network

19.

Needed: A Federal Reserve Exit from Preferential Credit Allocation

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-55
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Dec 2015
Lawrence H. White
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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20.

What Economics Can and Cannot Say About Egalitarian Redistribution

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-48
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Nov 2015
Lawrence H. White
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (105,550)

Abstract:

Pareto efficiency, redistribution, utilitarianism, utility theory, social welfare, public goods

21.

Hayek's Monetary Theory and Policy: A Critical Reconstruction

Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Vol. 31, No. 1, February 1999
Posted: 04 Sep 1998
Lawrence H. White
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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22.

Is Nonprice Competition in Currency Inefficient?

Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Vol. 30, No. 2 (May 1998)
Posted: 19 Jan 1998
Lawrence H. White and Donald J. Boudreaux
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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23.

Can Monetary Stabilization Policy Be Improved by CPI Futures Targeting?

JOURNAL OF MONEY, CREDIT AND BANKING, Vol. 29, No. 4, Part 1 (November 1997)
Posted: 01 Sep 1997
Roger W. Garrison and Lawrence H. White
Auburn University - Harbert College of Business and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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