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Thursday, October 23, 2014 | 5:00 p.m. | Zane Showker Hall, room G005

 
Author: Scott Beaulier
Dr. Scott Beaulier is the Adams-Bibby Chair of Free Enterprise and Executive Director of Troy University's Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy, which is housed in the Sorrell College of Business. Dr. Beaulier is also the Division Chair of Troy University's Economics and Finance Program.
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George Selgin | Matthew Kahn | Sarah Skwire | Pietra Rivoli | Virgil Storr

 
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April 29, 2014:  GEORGE SELGIN, of University of Georgia presented "Operation Twist-the-Truth: How the Fed Misrepresents its History and Performance."  George is a professor of economics in the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute in Washington DC, and an associate editor of Econ Journal Watch. Selgin formerly taught at George Mason University, the University of Hong Kong, and West Virginia University and is the author of several books, including his 2008 book titled Good Money: Birmingham Button Makers, the Royal Mint, and the Beginnings of Modern Coinage.

 
Author: Matthew Kahn
April 17, 2014:  MATTHEW KAHN, is the author of Climatopolis: How Our Cities Will Thrive in the Hotter Future, as well as several other books related to environmental, urban, real estate and energy economics.  Matthew is a leading American educator in the field of environmental economics. After earning his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago, he began teaching at various universities, including Columbia, Harvard, Stanford, and Tufts. He is currently a professor at the UCLA Institute of the Environment, Department of Economics, Department of Public Policy, Anderson School of Management and the UCLA Law School.
 
Author: Sarah Skwire
March 25, 2014: SARAH SKWIRE, is the author of Writing with a Thesis. She spoke on the topic of "You're So Money: Literary and Economic Seductions."
 
Author: Pietra Rivoli
March 20, 2014PIETRA RIVOLI, Author of The Travels of a T-shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power, and Politics of World Trade and highly-regarded speaker on the topic of economics of world trade.
 
Author: Virgil Storr
Feb. 24, 2014: VIRGIL STORR, a senior research fellow and director of Graduate Student Programs at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University spoke about "The Moral Teachings of Markets." Prior to joining the Mercatus Center, he was the Don C. Lavoie Research Fellow in the Program in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Department of Economics, George Mason University.


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