Texas Tech University

Alexander Salter, Ph.D.

Comparative Economics Research Fellow and Assistant Professor of Economics

Dr. Alexander Salter, Comparative Economics Research Fellow

Alexander Salter is Comparative Economics Research Fellow at the Free Market Institute and an assistant professor of economics in the Jerry S. Rawls College of Business Administration at Texas Tech University.

Dr. Salter earned his B.A. in economics from Occidental College and his M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University. Prior to joining Texas Tech University, he was an assistant professor of economics at Berry College.

Dr. Salter's research focuses on comparative political economy and institutional analysis. He is interested in topics related to monetary economics and macroeconomics, and especially in which monetary and macroeconomic institutions best promote economic stability. His research interests also include the economics of governance in the tradition of the Virginia School of political economy, investigating which governance rules effectively align the incentives of governors with the welfare of the governed.

In addition to conducting scholarly research, Dr. Salter also serves as an adjunct program officer with the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University, a project fellow with the Atlas Sound Money Project, and an associate editor of the Journal of Private Enterprise. For more information about Dr. Salter, please visit www.awsalter.com.

July 28, 2020 —The Federal Reserve Is Both Too Politicized and Too Powerful — FEE

July 16, 2020 —That Civilized Relic: A Monetary System as Good as Gold — AIER

July 16, 2020 —A Rush to Mine the Moon Will Be Good for HumanityReal Clear Science

July 8, 2020 —The Fed's Creeping Mandate is Cause for ConcernReal Clear Markets

July 2, 2020 —Don't Let the Fed Use COVID to Justify Irresponsible PoliciesThe American Conservative

June 24, 2020 —COVID-19 Made the Federal Reserve Sick — AIER Daily Economy

June 21, 2020 —Salter: Money mischief: Fed's response to COVID-19Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

June 12, 2020 —The Fed's state and municipal lending is a bad ideaThe Hill

June 7, 2020 — It's Time to End the Fed's Dual Mandate — AIER

June 2, 2020 — Doux Commerce Amidst the Stars — AIER Daily Economy

May 22, 2020 — Powell Admits that the Fed's Actions Vastly Exceed Its Mandate — AIER

May 20, 2020 — The Fed is Falling, Again — AIER

May 13, 2020 — How the Fed's COVID-19 Response Undermines Federalism — AIER

May 11, 2020 — The Fed Wants to Become a Financial Central Planner — AIER Daily Economy

May 4, 2020 — Salter: Federalism is the forgotten idealLubbock Avalanche-Journal

May 3, 2020 — Incompetent Experts and Bad Government — AIER Daily Economy

April 19, 2020 — Can Medical Supply Autarky Save Us from Pandemics?AIER Daily Economy News

March 15, 2020 — Salter: Your health care is priceless; that's a big problemLubbock Avalanche-Journal

October 4, 2019 — 60 years of space junk: The challenge of orbital debrisThe Hill

September 13, 2019 — Why Progressivism WinsThe Amercian Conservative

September 13, 2019 — Why Aren't There More Conservative Anarchists? On Recovering a Consistent Philosophy of Conservative Anti-StatismFront Porch Republic

June 2, 2020 — Bob Murphy Show ep 122: Alex Salter on State Capacity and What Really Happened in SomaliaThe Bob Murphy Show

March 18, 2019 — True Conservativism Means AnarchismThe Tom Woods Show

April 30, 2018 — Podcast 4 - Alexander SalterInnovativeGovernance.org

February 6, 2018 — Should Texas Give SpaceX Another $5 Million For Its Brownsville Spaceport?Texas Standard

July 21, 2016 — An Austrian Perspective on Central BankingReinvent Money

October 6, 2015 — Heartland Daily Podcast - Alex Salter: The Legal Policy of Space JunkBudget & Tax News Podcast


Email: alexander.w.salter@ttu.edu
Phone: (806) 834-8186
Offices: 167A Administration
NW307 Rawls College of Business

TTU FMI Double T Logo