A Brief History of Money, Credit and Banking
Session 9

2021-05-24 1:08 pm - 1:08 pm
Henry George School of Social Science
Phone:(212) 889-8020
Address: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

A BRIEF HISTORY OF MONEY, CREDIT AND BANKING

Money is a medium of exchange and a store of value but where does it come from, how did it evolve to its current forms? Join us to find out.

In this 5-session course, Edward Dodson explains the origins of money and the early history of credit and banking up to the appearance of fractional reserve banking. The course also covers the process leading to the establishment of the Federal Reserve System, the adoption and subsequent repeal of the Gold and Silver standard and will make the case for the return to receipt money.

Dates: Mondays – 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24
Time: 6:30PM to 8:00PM EST

7 sessions
A zoom link will be provided via email before the start of the first session.

Related upcoming events

  • 2021-09-22 6:30 pm - 2021-09-22 8:00 pm

    PRINCIPLES OF POLITICAL ECONOMY

    Join us to discover the fundamental laws of political economy and how they can guide policy toward shared and sustainable prosperity.

    This 5-session course offers a basic introduction to political economy in the tradition of Henry George as presented in his book Progress and Poverty.

    We will introduce the key concepts, axioms and fundamental laws of the discipline and will use this understanding to analyze and explain economic issues in the real world. We will also examine the causes of poverty and discuss George’s unique approach to the problem. Additional issues such as the alternating cycles of boom and bust that are so characteristic of capitalist economies will be also discussed.

    Instructor: Dr. Marty Rowland
    Dates: Wednesdays, 9/08, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/06
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00PM EDT

    5 sessions
    A link to join the online course will be provided via email before the start of the first session.

  • 2021-09-29 6:30 pm - 2021-09-29 8:00 pm

    PRINCIPLES OF POLITICAL ECONOMY

    Join us to discover the fundamental laws of political economy and how they can guide policy toward shared and sustainable prosperity.

    This 5-session course offers a basic introduction to political economy in the tradition of Henry George as presented in his book Progress and Poverty.

    We will introduce the key concepts, axioms and fundamental laws of the discipline and will use this understanding to analyze and explain economic issues in the real world. We will also examine the causes of poverty and discuss George’s unique approach to the problem. Additional issues such as the alternating cycles of boom and bust that are so characteristic of capitalist economies will be also discussed.

    Instructor: Dr. Marty Rowland
    Dates: Wednesdays, 9/08, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/06
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00PM EDT

    5 sessions
    A link to join the online course will be provided via email before the start of the first session.

  • 2021-10-06 6:30 pm - 2021-10-06 8:00 pm

    PRINCIPLES OF POLITICAL ECONOMY

    Join us to discover the fundamental laws of political economy and how they can guide policy toward shared and sustainable prosperity.

    This 5-session course offers a basic introduction to political economy in the tradition of Henry George as presented in his book Progress and Poverty.

    We will introduce the key concepts, axioms and fundamental laws of the discipline and will use this understanding to analyze and explain economic issues in the real world. We will also examine the causes of poverty and discuss George’s unique approach to the problem. Additional issues such as the alternating cycles of boom and bust that are so characteristic of capitalist economies will be also discussed.

    Instructor: Dr. Marty Rowland
    Dates: Wednesdays, 9/08, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/06
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00PM EDT

    5 sessions
    A link to join the online course will be provided via email before the start of the first session.