I am raymond niles, a ph.d candidate in the department of economics at george mason university.

I am also a Graduate Research Fellow in the F.A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center.  

I graduated with a B.A. from the University of Florida in Economics and an M.B.A with Distinction in Economics and Finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

My research interests include monetary and banking theory and history, entrepreneurship and the business cycle, and Austrian Economics.