George A. Selgin
Department of Economics

Professor Emeritus

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PhD, Economics, New York University, 1986

BA, Economics and Zoology, Drew University, 1979

Prior Professional Positions

University of Hong Kong, Economics, Lecturer, 1988 to 1989

George Mason University, Economics, Assistant Professor, 1985 to 1988


Researcher of the Year, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 2002

Kamerschen-Hampton Research Award, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 1996

Best Article Prize, Smith Center for Private Enterprise First Annual Austrian Econom, 1996

Research Interests

  • Banking
  • Monetary Economics
  • Monetary History and Policy
  • Macroeconomics

Selected Publications

Journal Articles


  • George Selgin. 1996Bank Deregulation and Monetary OrderLondon: Routledge.

Editorial Appointments

Associate Editor, Econ Journal Watch, 2001 - present

Board of Editors, The Cato Journal, 1992 - present

Board of Editors, Durell Journal of Money and Banking, 1989 - 1991