George Selgin is a professor of economics at the Terry College of Business of the University of Georgia.

Selgin’s principal research areas are monetary and banking theory, monetary history, and macroeconomics. He is author of Bank Deregulation and Monetary Order; Good Money: Birmingham Button Makers, the Royal Mint, and the Beginnings of Modern Coinage; Less Than Zero: The Case for a Falling Price Level in a Growing Economy; and The Theory of Free Banking: Money Supply under Competitive Note Issue. Selgin is a senior fellow of the Cato Institute and an associate editor of Econ Journal Watch. He has taught at George Mason University, the University of Hong Kong, and West Virginia University. He holds a Ph.D. from New York University and a B.A. from Drew University.