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Central Banking, Deposit Insurance, and Economic Decline: The Mises Circle in Manhattan

The Mises Circle in Manhattan 2012

September 14, 2012The Metropolitan Club, New York City

Tags Big GovernmentBooms and BustsThe FedFinancial MarketsMoney and BanksU.S. Economy

Sponsored by The Story Garschina Charitable Fund, and Anonymous Donor

Join our extraordinary speakers for a seminar and luncheon about free market solutions to central banking, deposit insurance and the economic decline of what was once a free and prosperous society.

This event takes place in the beautiful and historic Metropolitan Club of New York.

Mises Institute Member registration fee is $110 which includes continental breakfast, sessions, and lunch.  Jacket and tie required for men, business attire for women, no sneakers or casual sandals.

The Mises Bookstore will be on site and speakers will be happy to autograph their books

The Program

The brief process of registration takes place anytime between 8:30 and 9:20 a.m.; Bookstore Open; Continental Breakfast (Great Hall, First Floor)

9:20 a.m.   Welcome, Lew Rockwell  (West Lounge, First Floor)

9:30 a.m.   David Stockman "How Crony Capitalism Corrupts the Free Market"

10:00 a.m.  Walter Block "Fractional Reserve Banking"

10:30 a.m.  Discussion and Refreshments, Bookstore Open

10:45 a.m.  Douglas French "TAG: Unlimited Insurance, Unlimited Risk"

11:15 a.m.   Peter Klein "Inner Workings of the Fed"

11:45 a.m.   Lunch  (Presidents' Ballroom, Third Floor)

1:15 p.m.    Joseph Salerno "The Fed, the FDIC, and Other  Problems"  (West Lounge, First Floor)

1:45 p.m.    Tom Woods "The State and Its Competitors"

2:15 p.m.    Discussion and Refreshments, Bookstore Open

2:30 p.m.    Peter Schiff "The Real Fiscal Cliff: How to Spot  the Ledge"

3:00 p.m.    Lew Rockwell "War and the Fed"

3:30 p.m.    Discussion and Refreshments, Bookstore Open

3:45 p.m.    Speaker Panel with Q&A

4:30 p.m.    Adjourn

5:00 p.m.    Bookstore Closes

Additional Information

For accommodations at the Metropolitan Club, contact Michelle Paulino at 212-277-8699. Mention the Mises Institute for a rate of $519.88 for a junior suite available on September 13 or $399.39 for a standard room available on September 14 and 15. Or, at the nearby Warwick Hotel (15 minute walk) call 212-247-2700 before August 13 and mention the Mises Institute for a special rate of $320 per night plus tax.

Strict Dress Code at Metropolitan Club.

Directions and Parking.

Publicity Waiver: Registering for this event gives the Mises Institute permission to take photos, record videos, and receive statements of and from attendees for promotional purposes. By this authorization, attendees understand and agree that no participant shall receive remuneration and that all rights, title and interest to the photos, videos, and statements and use thereof belong to the Mises Institute.