What History Can Teach Us About Digital Currencies

PRESENTATION February 13, 2017


Speaker / Author

Warren Weber

Retired Senior Research Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and Visiting Scholar, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Warren Weber was Senior Research Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, a position he held for 27 years, until his retirement in 2012. Prior to that he held teaching positions at Duke, Tulane, and Virginia Tech. He currently is a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, His research interests are monetary theory; U.S. banking history; and payments systems, with special emphasis on crypto currencies. He has published work in these areas in the American Economic Review, the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Journal of Economic History, and other professional journals. ... Read More