Joshua R. Hendrickson is an associate professor of economics at the University of Mississippi and a senior affiliated scholar at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. His work primarily centers on issues related to monetary theory, history, and policy. He has written extensively on nominal GDP targeting and the political economy of Bitcoin. His work has appeared in the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Macroeconomic Dynamics, the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Economics & Politics, Economic Inquiry, the Journal of Macroeconomics and the Southern Economic Journal. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Wayne State University and his M.A. and B.A. in economics from the University of Toledo.