George Selgin

George Selgin

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1957 - present

George Selgin is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Cato Institute's Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives. His research covers a wide range of topics within the field of monetary economics, including monetary history, macroeconomic theory, and the history of monetary thought. Selgin has written for numerous scholarly journals, including the Economic Journal, the Economic History Review, and the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking. These journals have been published in popular outlets such as the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, and Christian Science Monitor, among others.

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George Selgin believes that only long-dated bond purchases are QE. Short-term bond purchases don't stimulate markets.