Sunday, January 31, 2010

Jeffrey Miron: Obamanomics -- Growing the Pie or Dividing the Pie?

Come out to the first installment of the Economic Liberty Lecture Series of the semester with Harvard economist Jeffrey Miron!

Economic Liberty Lecture Series --
Dinner, Lecture, and Social Hour

DATE: February 8, 2010 – Monday
PLACE: George Mason University (Fairfax campus) - Johnson Center Cinema

5:30 pm – Pizza
6:00 pm – Talk with Q&A
8:00 pm – Social hour at Brion's Grille

SPEAKER: Jeffrey Miron

Jeffrey A. Miron is a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute and the Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Economics at Harvard University. His area of expertise is the economics of libertarianism, with particular emphasis on the economics of illegal drugs. Miron has served on the faculty at the University of Michigan and as a visiting professor at the Sloan School of Management, M.I.T. and the Department of Economics, Harvard University. From 1992-1998, he was chairman of the Department of Economics at Boston University. He is the author of Drug War Crimes: The Consequences of Prohibition and The Economics of Seasonal Cycles, in addition to numerous opeds and journal articles. He has been the recipient of an Olin Fellowship from the National Bureau of Economic Research, an Earhart Foundation Fellowship, and a Sloan Foundation Faculty Research Fellowship. Miron received a B.A., magna cum laude, from Swarthmore College in 1979 and a Ph.D. in economics from M.I.T. in 1984.

Social Hour:
Come join us at a social hour at Brion's Grille in Fairfax, Virginia, right next to George Mason University - 10621 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA 22030 (703) 352-7272

Presented by:

GMU Econ Society

The Future of Freedom Foundation (703) 934-6101

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