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George A. Selgin

  • Professor Emeritus, John Munro Godfrey, Sr. Department of Economics


  • PhD, Economics, New York University, 1986
  • BA, Economics and Zoology, Drew University, 1979

Research Interests

  • Banking
  • Monetary economics
  • Monetary history and policy
  • Macroeconomics


Journal Articles


  • George Selgin. 1996. Bank Deregulation and Monetary Order. London: 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, 19891991

Awards, Honors, and Recognition

  • 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

Prior Professional Positions

  • Lecturer, Economics, University of Hong Kong, 1988-1989
  • Assistant Professor, Economics, George Mason University, 1985-1988