March 11, 2020

Lawrence H. White And David Beckworth On The Legacy Of Allan H. Meltzer

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On this episode of the Hayek Program Podcast, Lawrence H. White and David Beckworth discuss the legacy and work of Allan H. Meltzer as laid out in a recent book edited by Beckworth, "Reflections on Allan H. Meltzer’s Contributions to Monetary Economics and Public Policy." During the conversation, they covered the details of Meltzer's life as an economist and how his work continues to influence other monetarists today as well as Meltzer’s views on monetary rules and fiat money versus the gold standard.