Tuesday, November 29, 2011

An Analysis of Economic Freedom TONIGHT

Please join the GMU Economics Society and Mason Liberty as we welcome instructor Andy Gillette as he presents on topics and relationships concerning Economic Freedom TONIGHT.

Dewberry Hall: Bottom Floor of the Johnson Center
6:00pm - Zero-price refreshments!
6:30pm - Lecture

Andy Gillette is a Program Manager and Instructor at the Charles Koch Institute. For over four years, Andy has taught numerous classes ranging from classical-liberal philosophy to Austrian economics to Market-Based Management® (MBM®), a management philosophy that applies the principles of free societies within the organization. Andy graduated from Wichita State University (whose mascot is a shock of wheat) with degrees in English literature and entrepreneurship. After starting and managing Effective Tutoring, Inc.—a tutoring corporation focused on mathematics—Andy joined the Charles G. Koch Foundation in 2007 before transitioning to the Koch Institute this year. In addition to teaching, Andy has worked with multiple teams and organizations in a consulting capacity to help them implement aspects of MBM and achieve better results. He resides in Washington, D.C. with his wife Genevieve.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Charles K. Rowley Video

Check out the video from the FFF event with Charles Rowley:

Charles K. Rowley "Liberty and the State: A Virginia Political Economy Perspective" from The Future of Freedom Foundation on Vimeo.

Larry White Lecture THURSDAY

Join the GMU Economics Society as we welcome economist and GMU professor Larry White as he lectures on "Central Banking and The Sovereign Debt Crisis" for the first Community Economics Forum co-sponsored by the GMU Economics Department!

THIS Thursday November 17th
7:30pm - Innovation Hall 105

Zero-price refreshments will be served. Attend the Facebook event HERE.

Lawrence H. White specializes in the theory and history of banking and money. He received his A.B. from Harvard and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles. He previously taught at New York University, the University of Georgia, and the University of Missouri - St. Louis.

Professor White is the author of The Theory of Monetary Institutions (1999), Free Banking in Britain (2nd ed., 1995), and Competition and Cu
rrency (1989). He is the editor of The History of Gold and Silver (3 vols., 2000), Free Banking (3 vols., 1993), and other volumes. His articles on monetary theory and banking history have appeared in the American Economic Review, the Journal of Economic Literature, the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, and other leading professional journals.

In 2008 he received the Distinguished Scholar Award of the Association for Private Enterprise Education. He has been a visiting research fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research, a visiting lecturer at the Swiss National Bank, and a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Professor White is a co-editor of Econ Journal Watch and a member of the board of associate editors of the Review of Austrian Economics. He is a contributing editor to the Foundation for Economic Education's magazine The Freeman and an adjunct scholar of the Cato Institute.