The Future of Freedom Foundation, in conjunction with the students in the George Mason University Economics Society, is pleased to present our Economic Liberty Lecture Series. Every month, FFF provides a lecture on the principles of economic liberty to the students of George Mason University and the general public. For a schedule of future events, please see our upcoming events.
by Edward H. Crane
On October 16, 2013 Edward H. Crane gave the following speech as part of the Economic Liberty Lecture Series which is co-sponsored by The Future of Freedom Foundation and the George Mason Economics Society. Mr. Crane’s talk is entitled “The Myth of Economics: They Changed Global Warming to Climate Change, Why not Economics to Economic Change?”
Ed Crane is the ...
by Daniel J. Smith
On November 5, 2012, Daniel J. Smith gave the following speech at The Future of Freedom Foundation’s “Economic Liberty Lecture Series.” The speech can viewed below in its entirety.
Daniel J. Smith is an Assistant Professor at the Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy at Troy University. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University ...
by Steven Horwitz
On October 19, 2012, Steven G. Horwitz gave the following speech at The Future of Freedom Foundation’s “Economic Liberty Lecture Series.” The speech can viewed above in its entirety.
Steven Horwitz is Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY. He completed his MA and ...
by Michael C. Munger
Michael Munger is Professor of Political Science, and Director of the PPE Certificate Program. His primary research focus is on the functioning of markets and regulatory policies. His other work includes a variety of policy monographs and reports, for private organizations and government agencies at the federal, state, and local level. He has taught at Dartmouth College, University of ...
by Claudia R. Williamson
Claudia R. Williamson is a post-doctoral fellow at the Development Research Institute of New York University. Her research focuses on applied microeconomics, the political economy of development, and the effectiveness of development policies, such as foreign aid.
by Benjamin Powell
Benjamin Powell is an associate professor of economics at Suffolk University, the President of the Association of Private Enterprise Education, a senior economist with the Beacon Hill Institute, and a senior fellow with the Independent Institute. He earned his B.S. in economics and finance from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from ...
by Scott B. Sumner
Scott Sumner is Professor of Economics at Bentley University. His areas of interest are macroeconomics, monetary theory and policy, and history of economic thought. He has published articles in the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, and the Bulletin of Economic Research. He also runs a blog entitled "Themoneyillusion.com"
by Charles K. Rowley
Charles K. Rowley is Professor of Economics at George Mason University and General Director of The Locke Institute in Fairfax, Virginia. Editor (Joint) of Public Choice since May 1990. Member of the Mont Pelerin Society. Listed in Mark Blaug's Who's Who in Economics (since 1986). Honorary Lifetime President of The European Public Choice Society. Founding Editor of The International Review of Law and ...