The Mercatus Center's new fellowship and grant program, Emergent Ventures, announced its first cohort of recipients. Among the list of recipients was Joy Buchanan, a graduate of Mason's economics doctoral program. Emergent Ventures is led by Professor Tyler Cowen.
On October 26, 2018, Eskil Ullberg, adjunct professor of economics, presented an overview of the Trade In Ideas Program and early results. The presentation was given at the WTO for the Working Group on Trade and Transfer of Technology.