The Future of Money in the Information Age by James A. Dorn
English | Apr. 1997 | ISBN: 1882577523 | 188 Pages | PDF | 23 MB
The Cato Institute's 14th Annual Monetary Conference, "The Future of Money in the Information Age," was held in Washington on May 23. Economists, bankers, entrepreneurs, and Federal Reserve Board officers discussed how electronic cash and other new technologies may change monetary activities and policy. Speakers included Lawrence H. White, professor of economics at the University of Georgia; Richard Rahn, president and CEO of Novecon Ltd.; Rosalind Fisher, executive vice president of VisaNet Services for Visa U.S.A.; William Melton, founder and CEO of CyberCash; David Chaum, founder and managing director of DigiCash; Bill Frezza, president of Wireless Computing Associates; and Scott Cook, cofounder and chairman of Intuit. Excerpts from their presentations follow.