Warren Weber joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis in 1984 and retired as Senior Research Officer in 2012. While at the Bank, he actively participated in monetary policy briefing sessions and attended Federal Open Market Committee Meetings. Also, he briefed the Minneapolis Fed Board of Directors on economic conditions and the effects of monetary policy.Warren taught economics at Virginia Tech, Tulane, Duke, and the University of Minnesota; and he is now a Visiting Scholar at the Bank of Canada and at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and a Visiting Professor at the University of South Carolina.His research focus primarily has been money and banking theory and history, and the relationship between money growth and inflation. His current research is on the implications of new payment systems (such as e-money and bitcoin) for the future conduct of monetary policy.