36. Fractional Reserve Banking and Its Problems with Dr. Walter Block

Friday, April 15, 2016

Episode Summary

Dr. Walter Block joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss fractional reserve banking and problems associated with the concept.

About the Guest

Dr. Block is a Professor of Economics at Loyola University New Orleans and a Senior Fellow with the Mises Institute. He is an Austrian school economist, anarcho-libertarian philosopher, and the author of over 500 journal articles and numerous books, including Defending the Undefendable and The Privatization of Roads and Highways.

You can follow his work at walterblock.com and on the Mises Institute’s website.

Biographical information is from walterblock.com.

Books Mentioned
1. Defending the Undefendable by Walter Block
2. The Privatization of Roads and Highways by Walter Block
3. America’s Great Depression by Murray Rothbard
4. Prices and Production and Other Works on Money, the Business Cycle, and the Gold Standard by F.A. Hayek
5. Economic Depressions: Their Cause and Cure by Murray Rothbard

Previous Appearance and Related Episodes
19. Minimum Wage, Gender Wage Gap, Income Inequality, and More with Dr. Walter Block (Wednesday, March 23, 2016)
11. Answering Critics of a Gold Standard with Dr. Joe Salerno (Friday, March 11, 2016)
6. The Origins of Money with Dr. Mark Thornton (Friday, March 4, 2016)

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