Jeffrey A. Tucker is editorial director for the American Institute for Economic Research. He's also a managing partner of Vellum Capital; senior distinguished fellow of the Austrian Economics Center in Vienna, Austria; honorary fellow of Mises Brazil; founder and chief liberty officer of Liberty.me; and an adviser to blockchain application companies. Jeffrey is past editorial director of the Foundation for Economic Education and Laissez Faire Books. He's founder of the CryptoCurrency Conference, author of thousands of articles in the scholarly and popular media, and author of eight books in five languages. He speaks widely on topics of economics, technology, social philosophy, and culture. Nothing in his articles is intended to suggest or imply investment advice.