Scholarly Comments on Academic Economics

Lawrence H. White

The bio below comes from a published article and may now be dated.

*Lawrence H. White* is the F. A. Hayek Professor of Economic History at the University of Missouri—St. Louis. He is also Visiting Professor at the Queen’s University of Belfast. He received his AB in economics from Harvard in 1977 and his Ph.D. in economi

Lawrence H. White is the F. A. Hayek Professor of Economic History at the University of Missouri—St. Louis. He is also Visiting Professor at the Queen’s University of Belfast. He received his AB in economics from Harvard in 1977 and his Ph.D. in economics from UCLA in 1982. He previously taught at NYU and the University of Georgia. White is the author of The Theory of Monetary Institutions, Competition and Currency, and Free Banking in Britain, and the editor of numerous volumes. His research on monetary regimes and banking history (often co-authored with George Selgin) has appeared in the American Economic Review, Journal of Economic Literature, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, and other leading journals. He is a co-editor of Econ Journal Watch. White’s webpage is www.umsl.edu/~whitelh. He contributes to the weblog Division of Labour (www.divisionoflabour.com).