Kevin Dowd is a lifelong libertarian economist whose main work has been on free banking and financial laissez-faire. He has recently retired from the University of Nottingham in England and lives in Sheffield, England, with his wife and their two daughters. His next book (written with Martin Hutchinson), Alchemists of Loss: How Modern Finance and Government Intervention Crashed the Financial System, is due to be published by Wiley in May.
Ludwig von Mises: "Big business depends entirely on the patronage of those who buy its products: the biggest enterprises loses its power and its influence when it loses its customers." - Economic Policy