Nicholas A. Curott is an associate teaching professor and the assistant director of student programming for the Institute for the Study of Political Economy at Ball State University, where he teaches macroeconomics and monetary policy, and coaches the Fed Challenge Team. His research focuses on the history, theory, and political economy of banking institutions. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University.
His articles and reviews have appeared in the American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Review of Austrian Economics, University of Botswana Law Review, and Laissez-Faire, and he is a contributing author to the books, Handbook on the Economics of Crime and Unleashing Capitalism: Why Prosperity Stops at the West Virginia Border and How to Fix It.