Economics
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Events

Aug10

2012 Public Choice Outreach Conference

Friday, August 10, 2012 9:00 AM
Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel (renamed Mason Global Center)

The 2012 Public Choice Outreach Conference will be held at the Mason Inn on the campus of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, on August 10-13, 2012. Applications are now available and are due on Friday, June 22, 2012. Applicants need to include one letter of recommendation and a personal statement. Space is limited to 30 student participants. The Public Choice Outreach Conference is a compact lecture series designed for students planning careers in academia, journalism, law, or public policy. Past attendees have included many future notables such as economists Thomas Nechyba and Paul Zak, political scientist Daniel Drezner and law professor Sasha Volokh. Graduate students and advanced undergraduates are eligible to apply. Students majoring in economics, history, international studies, law, philosophy, political science, psychology, public administration, religious studies, and sociology have attended past conferences. Any advanced degree student with a demonstrated interest in political economy is invited to apply. Applicants unfamiliar with Public Choice and students from outside of George Mason University are especially encouraged.

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May12

ICES End-Of-Semester Conference 2012

Saturday, May 12, 2012 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Founder's Hall, Room 118

The Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science (ICES) will hold an End-of-Semester Conference this Saturday (May 12) in Founder's Hall, Room 118. The event will feature ICES graduate students and faculty presenting their research and discussing new ideas. The conference has no registration fee and all are invited to attend. ICES will provide breakfast, lunch and coffee. Happy Hour will follow the conference and everyone is invited out for beer, miso soup, sushi and more. Please RSVP to Stan Tsirulnikov (stantsirulnikov@gmail.com) to confirm your participation.

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May2

Wednesday Public Choice Seminar Series

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM
Carow Hall, Lecture Hall

The Seminar Series, now over 30 years old, invites scholars from around the world to share their work in a formal lecture which is followed by a rigorous question and answer session and a light dinner. This Wednesday's lecture will feature Eric Hilt of Wellesley College, who will present a lecture TBA.

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Apr27

ICES Seminar

Friday, April 27, 2012 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Truland Building, Room 648, Arlington

Join us for the next ICES Experimental Economics Seminar of the semester, featuring David Reiley of Yahoo! Research who will discuss his paper, TBA. The talk will take place on Friday, April 27th, from 4:00 to 5:30pm, in room 648 of the Truland Building, Arlington campus. Visit the Seminar schedule for a copy of the paper and to learn more about upcoming speakers.

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Apr27

Workshop in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Friday, April 27, 2012 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Founder's Hall, Room 478, Arlington, VA

This Workshop in Philosophy, Politics and Economics will feature speaker, John Tomasi of Brown University, who will present, "Free Market Fairness."

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Apr26

Grad Fest 2012

Public and International Affairs

April 26, 2012, 7:00 PM to May 19, 2012, 10:00 AM

GradFest is an annual tradition at George Mason University. Come join your fellow classmates and take part in all the GradFest 2012 activities. GradFest is a series of fun events designed to celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of Mason graduates. Events are open to seniors and graduate students to encourage them to look ahead to becoming Mason alums and build a lifelong relationship with their alma mater.

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Apr24

Undergraduate Spring Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall), Room D3

The Department of Economics will hold its annual Undergraduate Spring Awards Ceremony to recognize graduating seniors who have had outstanding academic achievement in their economics major. The winners of the three essay contests will be presented their awards as well. A reception will follow with cake, snacks, and refreshments. We welcome you to join us in celebrating our economics students.

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Apr19

Workshop in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Thursday, April 19, 2012 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Enterprise Hall, Room 318, Economics Conference Room

This Workshop in Philosophy, Politics and Economics will feature speaker, Shoshana Grossbard of San Diego State University, who will present, "Household Production and the Law and Economics of Marriage."

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Apr18

Wednesday Public Choice Seminar Series

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM
Carow Hall, Lecture Hall

The Seminar Series, now over 30 years old, invites scholars from around the world to share their work in a formal lecture which is followed by a rigorous question and answer session and a light dinner. This Wednesday's lecture will feature Alan Dye of Barnard College, who will present a lecture TBA.

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Apr11

Wednesday Public Choice Seminar Series

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM
Carow Hall, Lecture Hall

The Seminar Series, now over 30 years old, invites scholars from around the world to share their work in a formal lecture which is followed by a rigorous question and answer session and a light dinner. This Wednesday's lecture will feature James Kung of Hong Kong University & Harvard University, who will present a lecture TBA.

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