Monetary Policy

The success of free banking


In the Media

Matthew Lesh quoted in GuidoFawkes

In the Media

Julian Jessop quoted in The Express

IEA research featured in The Critic

The Experience of Free Banking, a new book released by the IEA reviewing the system of free banking and its influence on the economy, has been featured in The Critic.

The article read: 

“Most of the media commentariat was quick to dismiss the idea, but history suggests that it could work. In fact, history is full of cases where banking systems without a central bank — free banking systems — worked very well. 

“The case studies in The Experience of Free Banking show that free banking worked remarkably well across a diverse array of different countries over different periods.”

Read the full piece here.

The paper has also been featured in The Intermediary.

You can read a full copy of The Experience of Free Banking here.

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