Workshop in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

The workshop will be held in the Ludwig von Mises Room, D100, James Buchanan Hall from 2:00pm-3:30pm  unless otherwise noted.

 

DATE

PRESENTER

TOPIC

Thursday,
January 25

Book Panel

Vlad Tarko
Economics
Dickinson College

Chair:
Peter Boettke
Economics
George Mason University

Discussants:
Bobbi Herzberg
Economics
Mercatus Center at George Mason University

Mike McGinnis
Political Science
Indiana University, Bloomington

 

Elinor Ostrom: An Intellectual Biography

Thursday,
February 1

Sara Lowes
Economics
Bocconi Univesity

 

Mistrust in Medicine: The Legacy of Colonial Medical Campaigns in Central Africa

Thursday,
February 8

 

NO PPE

NO PPE

Thursday,
February 15

Jen Murtazashvili
Political Science
University of Pittsburgh

 

Vicious Cycles: Inefficient Institutions and the Challenge of Post-Conflict State-Building


Thursday,
February 22

 

Chinhui Juhn
Economics
University of Houston

 

The Quantity-Quality Tradeoff and the Formation of Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills

Thursday,
March 1

NO PPE

NO PPE

Thursday,
March 8

Adam Leeds
Anthropology
Harvard University

Yurii Yaremenko’s Theory of Planned Growth and the Crisis of the Late Soviet State

Thursday,
March 15

 

SPRING BREAK

SPRING BREAK


Thursday,
March 22

Sonja Amadae
History
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

TBD


Thursday,
March 29

 

Catherine Herfeld
Philosophy
University of Zurich

From Theories of Human Behavior to Rules of Rational Choice: Tracing a Normative Turn at the Cowles Commission, 1943-1954
 

Thursday,
April 5

NO PPE

NO PPE

Wednesday,
April 11

Center for the Arts, Concert Hall Grand Tier III

5:00pm-6:30pm


Buchanan Speaker Series

David Schmidtz
Kendrick Professor of Philosophy and Eller Chair of Service-Dominant Logic
University of Arizona

&

Distinguished Affiliated Fellow
F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University


 

Markets in Education

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Thursday,
April 19

 

Brian Kogelmann
Philosophy
University of Maryland

 

The Calculus of the Moral Community

Thursday,
April 26

Book Panel

Peter Leeson
Economics
George Mason University

Discussants:
TBD

 

WTF?! An Economic Tour of the Weird
 

Thursday,
May 3

Dennis Rasmussen
Political Science
Tufts University

The Philosophy and Friendship of David Hume and Adam Smith