Curriculum Vitæ / Cameron Harwick

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Academic Experience

2018 – PresentThe College at Brockport, SUNY
Assistant Professor of Economics

2015 – 2018George Mason University
Graduate Lecturer


2013 – 2018 George Mason University
PhD, Economics

2006 – 2010University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
BA, Economics and Political Science; minor in Linguistics


2018Money and its Institutional Substitutes: The Role of Exchange Institutions in Human Cooperation
Journal of Institutional Economics, 14(4): 689-714

2016Cryptocurrency and the Problem of Intermediation
Independent Review, 20(4): 569-588.

Conference Presentations

Helicopters and the Neutrality of Money
Feb 2017Eastern Economic Association — New York, NYNov 2016International Congress on Agent Computing — Fairfax, VAApr 2016Association of Private Enterprise Education — Las Vegas, NV

Money and its Institutional Substitutes
Nov 2016Southern Economic Association — Washington, DCSep 2016World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research — Boston, MAMay 2016Institutional and Organizational Economics Academy — Corsica, FR

Cryptocurrency and the Problem of Intermediation
Nov 2016Southern Economic Association — Washington, DC

Giving Credit where Credit is Due
Nov 2015 Southern Economic Association — New Orleans, LA

The Feudal Origins of the Western Legal Tradition
Sep 2017World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research — Utrecht, NL

Awards & Fellowships

2014-2018Mercatus Center Ph.D. Fellowship

2016-2017IHS Humane Studies Fellowship

2016Mercatus Summer Fellowship
For the paper “The Markets for Money and Credit: A Suggested Exposition”

2012ECAEF Vernon Smith Prize for the Advancement of Austrian Economics, First Place
For the paper “Bargaining Power and Democracy”

2012Mont Pelerin Society’s Hayek Essay Contest, First Place
For the paper “Confidence in the Pyramid: Speculation, Calculation, and Stabilization in Hayek’s Monetary Dilemma”

Teaching Experience

Fall 2018 – Spring 2019Principles of Macroeconomics
The College at Brockport – ECN 202

Summer 2015Intermediate Macroeconomics
George Mason University – ECON 311

Fall 2015Money and Banking
George Mason University – ECON 310

Fall 2017International Money and Finance
George Mason University – ECON 420