Roads to Sound Money is a compilation of essays featuring some of the most visionary, yet practical thinkers on monetary policy from Atlas’s network. The essays range from reforming the Fed, reinstating a gold standard, as well as alternative monetary systems. For more information on the project, check our website http://www.soundmoneyproject.org/.
The project is a compilation of essays featuring some of the most visionary, yet practical thinkers on monetary policy from Atlas’s network. The essays range from reforming the fed, reinstating a gold standard as well as alternative monetary systems. The book was first presented to attendees of Atlas’ Liberty Forum in New York on October 3-4. Authors Jerry Jordan and Sean Fieler participated on a panel on the book during the event and presented their views on the matter. We now invite you to learn more about the book and discover the reforms that these authors suggest would put us on the path of sound money.
Dr. Alejandro (Alex) Chafuen became President of Atlas in 1991, and was elected to its Board in 2009. He joined Atlas in 1985 and worked alongside Sir Antony Fisher. He is also the president and founder of the Hispanic American Center of Economic Research. He is the author of Faith and Liberty, which has been published in Spain, Poland and Italy. He serves on the boards of the Chase Foundation of the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty, the Fraser Institute, and Grove City College.
Judy Shelton is an economist with expertise in global finance and monetary issues. She is co-Director of the Sound Money Project at the Atlas Economic Research Foundation. Author of Fixing the Dollar Now: Why US Money Lost Its Integrity and How We Can Restore It (2011), The Coming Soviet Crash (1989), Money Meltdown (1994) and “A Guide to Sound Money” (2010), her international economics articles have been published by The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Financial Times, Nihon Keizai Shimbun and El Economista. She has given expert testimony before the Joint Economic Committee, Senate Banking, Senate Foreign Relations, House Banking, and House Foreign Affairs committees. She is a former senior research fellow at the Hoover Institution (Stanford University) and was professor of international finance at DUXX Graduate School of Business in Monterrey, Mexico. She was a staff economist for the National Commission on Economic Growth and Tax Reform chaired by Jack Kemp (1995-96) and has served on the boards of Hilton Hotels and Atlantic Coast Airlines. In January 2010 she was named Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Endowment for Democracy; she is the Board’s regional expert on Russia, Ukraine and Belarus and also serves on the Budget and Audit Committee. Dr. Shelton holds a Ph.D. in business administration from the University of Utah.