Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering

Steve H. Hanke


Professor
Geography and Environmental Engineering
Secondary Appointment: Economics, The Johns Hopkins Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health, and the Study of Business Enterprise
http://www.cato.org/people/steve-hanke (other)

Ames Hall 209 (office)
410-516-7183 (office)
hanke@jhu.edu (primary)

Staff Contact:
Wyatt Larkin
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Education

Ph.D. 1969, University of Colorado
B.S. 1964, University of Colorado

Experience

1995: Co-Director, Institute for Applied Economics and the Study of Business Enterprise, The Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, Maryland
1975: Professor of Applied Economics, Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering and Department of Economics (Joint Appointment), The Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, Maryland
1998-2010: Contributing Editor, Forbes Asia (formerly Forbes Global)
1993-2010: Columnist, Forbes
1995-1997: Member, Board of Governors, Philadelphia Stock Exchange - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1981-1983: Senior Economist, President's Council of Economic Advisors - Washington, D.C.
1974-1975: Visiting Associate Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy University of California - Berkeley, California
1973-1975: Associate Professor of Applied Economics, Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering and Department of Economics (Joint Appointment), The Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, Maryland
1969-1973: Assistant Professor of Applied Economics, Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering and Department of Economics (Joint Appointment), The Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, Maryland
1966-1969: Assistant Professor, Colorado School of Mines - Golden, Colorado
1966-1968: Instructor, Colorado School of Mines - Golden, Colorado

Research Areas

Applied economics: micro
Applied economics: macro
Applied economics: finance

Journal Articles

Hanke, S.H. (2012). A Golden Currency Board. Swiss Derivatives Review. (49).
De Larosiere, J., Hanke, S.H. (2012). The Bretton Woods Transcripts. Central Banking Journal. (2).
Hanke, S., Walters, S. (2011). Privatizing Waterworks: Learning from the French Experience. Journal of Applied Corporate Finance. 23(3).
Hanke, S., Walters, S. (2011). Reflections on Private Water Supply: Agency and Equity Issues. Journal of Applied Corporate Finance. 23(3).
Hanke, S. (2011). Monetary Misjudgments and Malfeasance. Cato Journal. 31(3).

Awards & Honors

2012: Doctorate Honoris Causa from the Istanbul Kultur University
2010: Doctorate of Economics, Honoris Causa from the Free University of Tbilisi
2008: Distinguished Professor Universitas Pelita Harapan School of Business Jakatra, Indonesia
2005: 

Famous Phis
Phi Delta Theta
Oxford, Ohio

2004: Delivered the Keynote Address, Centenial Celebration, Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw, Poland
2004: 

Named Profesor Asociado (the highest honor awarded to international experts of acknowledged competence), Universidad del Azuay, Cuenca, Ecuador

2004: Awarded Outstanding Achievement Award (in recognition of contributions in applied economics, currency reform and dollarization), Economia y Negocios (Ekos), Quito, Ecuador
2003: Awarded Doctor of Arts, Honoris Causa: Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Quito, Ecuador.
2003: Honorary Member of the Board of Directors, Friends of the Rule of Law in Ecuador, Inc. Quito, Ecuador
2002: Named Honorable Member, Bulgarian Economic Forum, Sofia, Bulgaria.
1998: Distinguished Associate (In recognition of outstanding contributions to economics) International Atlantic Economic Society
Named "Prized" Advisor, Office of Academic Advising, Johns Hopkins University.
2003 - 2003: Delivered the Annual Sven Rydenfelt Lecture (2 December), University of Lund, Lund, Sweden
2000 - 2000: Third Prize (Latin American Mutual Fund Performance, 1997 - 2000) Toronto Trust Argentina - Standard and Poor's Micropal - London
1998 - 1998: Twenty-Five Most Influential People in the World World Trade Magazine
1998 - 1998: Delivered the William S. Vickrey Distinguished Address Forty-Sixth International Atlantic Economic Conference Boston, Massachusetts
1996 - 1996: First Prize (Argentine Mutual Fund Performance, 1996) Toronto Trust Argentina - Standard and Poor's Micropal - London
1995 - 1995: First Prize (World Emerging Market Mutual Fund Performance, 1995) Toronto Trust Argentina - Standard and Poor's Micropal - London

Presentations

Rising Food Prices: Budget Challenges Testimony before Committee on the Budget, United States House of Representatives. Washington, D.C.. 2008-07-30. (Invited), July 30, 2008
The Treasury Department's Report to Congress on International Economic and Exchange Rate Policy Testimony before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs. Washington, DC. 2002-05-01. (Invited), May 1, 2002
Argentina's Economic Meltdown Testimony before the House Subcommittee on International Monetary Policy and Trade, Committee on Financial Services. Washington, DC. 2002-03-05. (Invited), March 5, 2002

Committees

2012: Associated Scholar, The Ludwig von Mises Institute
2012: Senior Advisor, The Gold Standard Now -- The Lehrman Institute
2010: Member, Board of Directors, The Stern Stewart Institute, Munich, Germany
2010: Member, Board of Directors, Streit Council, Washington, D.C.
1995: Member, Board of Directors, Maryland Business for Responsive Government
1994: Fellow, World Economic Forum - Geneva, Switzerland
1994: Member, The Investable Commodity Index Committee Intermarket Management, Inc., Somerset, NJ
1999 - 2008: Member, The Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee. 1994-present
1999 - 2008: Member, Blue Ribbon Commission on the Economic Reconstruction of Cuba. 1991-present
1999 - 2008: Member, Academic Advisory Committee, Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation, Washington, DC. 1990-present
1996 - 2008: Member, Steering Committee, The G7 Council, Washington, D.C., 1990-present
1996 - 2008: Member, Political Economic Working Group, American-Ukraine Advisory Committee, Center for Strategic and International Studies. 1994-present