Event – DC Roundtable: The Gold Standard – March 15, 2012

Hosted by America’s Future Foundation: 

Roundtable on the Gold Standard

Thursday, March 15, 2012
6:30 pm Drinks & Appetizers
7:00 pm Program

The Fund for American Studies
1706 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, DC

Is There Fiat Money At The End of the Rainbow?Monetary policy in the United States is a complex subject at the best of times. In our current economic climate, even facts that should be obvious, like whether inflation is at an all time low or an all time high, are fiercely disputed. Decisions made by Ben Bernanke and the rest of the Federal Reserve board are more important than many of those made by elected officials. Perhaps instead of fighting over the merits of the most recent round of quantitative easing, it would be best for the country to take the issue out of the hands of the government and return to the gold standard. Join us to discuss whether a return to hard money would make us freer and help or hinder our economy.

Featuring:

Steve Davis of SpaceX/George Mason Economics
Rich Danker of Gold Standard 2012
Daniel Hanson of the American Enterprise Institute
David Barnes, Moderator

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