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Economics Student Strobl's Journal Becomes Hollywood Movie

Economics Student Strobl's Journal Becomes Hollywood Movie

In April 2004, Lieutenant Colonel Michael Strobl, a U.S. Marine, escorted the remains of 19-year-old Lance Corporal Chance Phelps back to his family in Dubois, Wyoming. Strobl, who is now a PhD student in Mason's economics program, recently had his journal turned into a movie called “Taking Chance.”

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Tyler Cowen on the Median Voter Theorum

Tyler Cowen on the Median Voter Theorum

Writing in The New York Times, Cowen says, "For all the anecdotal evidence, it’s hard to show statistically that money has a large and systematic influence on political outcomes. That is partly because politicians cannot stray too far from public opinion."

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Roberts Raps on Keynes and Hayek

Roberts Raps on Keynes and Hayek

Economics Professor Russ Roberts wants to explain the important differences between Keynes's and Hayek's understanding of economic booms and busts. What better way than featuring these economic giants in a rap video? Watch this latest production from econstories.tv, "Fear the Boom and Bust,"at Cafe Hayek.

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College Students Win Global Education Awards

College Students Win Global Education Awards

While many of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences' students will travel abroad this winter, 20 of them are headed to places likes Israel, Palestine, London, Switzerland, Greece, and Turkey thanks to awards from Mason's Center for Global Education.

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