Christine A. Desan

Harvard Law School

1575 Massachusetts

Hauser 406

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (8)

1.

Money as a Legal Institution

In: David Fox and Wolfgang Ernst, 'Money in the Western Legal Tradition', 2015, Forthcoming, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 13-34
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Christine A. Desan
Harvard Law School
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money, economic orthodoxy, legal institution, John Locke, fiscal value, cash premium, unit of account, free-minting, tax anticipation, bank issued money, capitalism

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Creation Stories: Myths About the Origins of Money

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 13-20
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 17 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2013
Christine A. Desan
Harvard Law School
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money, definitions of money, history of money, money creation

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The Constitutional Approach to Money: Monetary Design and the Production of the Modern World

Nina Bandelj, Frederick F. Wherry, and Viviana Zelizer, eds., Money Talks, Forthcoming, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 16-05
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2016
Christine A. Desan
Harvard Law School
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money, monetary design, constitutional approach to money, Simmel, Zelizer, medieval money, commodity money, bill of credit, stakeholder theory, capitalism, fiscal value, cash premium, supplementary money

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The Monetary Structure of Economic Activity

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 20-04
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 15 May 2020
Christine A. Desan
Harvard Law School
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money, safe assets, money creation, debt assets, uint of account, monetary theory, fiscal value, cash premium, modernization, private law

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Strange New Music: The Monetary Composition Made by the Enlightenment Quartet

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 18-49
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2018
Christine A. Desan
Harvard Law School
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money, monetary design, monetary history, public debt, capital markets, commercial banking, constitutional approach, profit motive, liberalism, Bank of England

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The Constitution and the Fed after the COVID-19 Crisis

U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-38, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 20-12
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2020
Christine A. Desan and Nadav Orian Peer
Harvard Law School and University of Colorado Law School
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COVID-19, Federal Reserve, Constitution, Lender of Last Resort, Monetary Policy, Distributive Justice, Quantitative Easing

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Contesting the Character of the Political Economy in the Early Republic

The House and Senate in the 1790s: Petitioning, Lobbying, and Institutional Development 178-232 (Kenneth R. Bowling & Donald R. Kennon, eds., 2002). Reprinted with permission by Ohio University Press.
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Apr 2016
Christine A. Desan
Harvard Law School
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sovereign immunity, Chisholm v. Georgia, political economy, Eleventh Amendment, legislative adjudication, claims committee, petition, capitalism

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The Key to Value: The Debate over Commensurability in Neoclassical and Credit Approaches to Money

Law and Contemporary Problems (2020), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Apr 2020
Christine A. Desan
Harvard Law School
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money, monetary theory, value, neoclassical model, credit approach to money, credit theory, stakeholder model