George Gilder is the author of eighteen books, including Knowledge and Power and Microcosm, and after the publication of Wealth and Poverty he became President Ronald Reagan's most quoted living author. He is a founding fellow of the Discovery Institute, where he began his study of information theory, and a senior fellow at the American Principles Project, which sponsored this book.
"Why do we think governments know how to create money? They don't. George Gilder shows that money is time, and time is real. He is our best guide to our most fundamental economic problem." --Peter Thiel, founder of PayPal and Palantir Technologies "Thirty-five years ago, George Gilder wrote Wealth and Poverty, the bible of the Reagan Revolution. With The Scandal of Money he may have written the road map to the next big boom." --Arthur B. Laffer, coauthor of the New York Times bestseller An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of States "Gilder pushes us to think about the government monopoly on money and makes a strong case against it. If you believe in economic freedom, you should read this book." --Senator Jim DeMint, president of The Heritage Foundation "George Gilder's brilliant The Scandal of Money will outlast the Federal Reserve." --James Grant, Grant's Interest Rate Observer "Science is prediction, which means economists should go the way of astrologers. Instead they give each other Nobel Prizes. Then George Gilder comes out with another wonderful book explaining our economic predicament using his information theory. Suddenly it's clear again what to do." --Bob Metcalfe, University of Texas, inventor of Ethernet "Whether you agree or disagree with his controversial call for currencies outside of government control (gold, bitcoin), this is one of the most important new books of the year." --Larry Kudlow, CNBC Senior Contributor, nationally syndicated radio host