Wolf von Laer
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Wolf is the author of the book Probleme des etablierten Notenbankensystems – Free Banking als Alternative? (The Problems of the Established Central Banking System – Free Banking as an Alternative?), which he wrote while living and studying in Istanbul, Turkey. His 2011 paper on ‘The Decline of the Rule of Law & the Emergence of Regime Uncertainty’ won the international Vernon Smith Prize. Wolf is an Adam Smith Fellow at the Mercatus Center, a Thomas W. Smith Fellow at the Institute for Humane Studies, and a postgraduate scholarship holder of the Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation. He studied at the University of Erfurt in a Bachelor program called “Staatswissenschaften” (science of the state). In April 2011, he graduated with a double major in economics and social sciences. In September 2012 he earned his Master’s degree through the ‘Economics of the Austrian School’ at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid and is currently earning his PhD in Political Economy at King’s College London.