David Lucas, economics PhD graduate, was named a 2017 grant recipient by the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy. Additionally, Lucas received the Eli Ginzberg Award for the most outstanding project in health and welfare.
Timothy Taylor, managing editor of the Journal of Economic Perspectives, comments on Peter Boettke's Presidential Address given to the Southern Economic Association. Taylor discusses Boettke's speech in the context of answering the question: does government empower or stifle?
In USA Today Professor Christopher Coyne and Mason alumna Abigail Hall look at the recent death of Stephon Clark. They examine the increasing militarization of the United States police force and how proactive foreign policy can result in a changed law enforcement operation.
Donald Boudreaux, professor of economics, examines the misplaced notion that trade kills jobs. The op-ed article published in the New York Times examines the difference between average job churn and job loss from trade.