Economics
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Events

Nov4

ICES Experimental Economics Seminar featuring Daniel Benjamin

Friday, November 4, 2011 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Truland Building, Room 648, Arlington Campus

Join us for the next ICES Experimental Economics Seminar of the semester, featuring Daniel Benjamin. Professor Bejamin, of Cornell University, will discuss his paper, "What Do You Think Would Make You Happier? What Do You Think You Would Choose?."

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Nov2

Public Choice on Liberty & the State

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
The Hub (SUB II), Rooms 3-5

All Economics Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, and Faculty are invited to attend: Public Choice on Liberty & the State Wednesday, November 2nd -- SUB II (HUB) Rooms 3-5 5:30 pm - Free Pizza ($0) 6:00 pm - Lecture with Q&A 8:00 pm - Social Hour at Brion's Grille (across the street from George Mason in University Mall) Join the GMU Economics Society and the Future of Freedom Foundation in welcoming GMU professor, economist, and author, Charles K. Rowley, as he lectures on "Liberty and the State: A Virginia Political Economy Perspective"! Check out the Facebook events for the Lecture and Social!

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Nov2

Public Choice Seminar with Douglas Irwin

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 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. The Fall 2011 will be hosted by Drs. Garett Jones and Noel Johnson and coordinated by Jane Perry. All papers made available will be posted on this site for downloading. For more information call the Center: (703) 993-2330.

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Nov2

Nicholas Wapshott's Talk on Keynes vs. Hayek

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Johnson Center, Cinema

KEYNES-HAYEK WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, JC CINEMA 1:30 PM The Department of Public and International Affairs presents: Nicholas Wapshott Author: Keynes Hayek: the Clash that Defined Modern Economics) He will discuss the influence of the clash on today’s politics *** Mr. Wapshott will be available to sign copies of his book in the Foyer after his talk.

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Oct28

ICES Seminar featuring Brooks King-Casas

Friday, October 28, 2011 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Truland Building, Room 648, Arlington Campus

Please join us for the next ICES Experimental Economics Seminar, featuring Professor Brooks King-Casas, of Virginia Tech. He will discuss his paper, which is TBA. Visit the Seminar schedule for a copy of the paper and to learn more about upcoming speakers.

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Oct27

PPE Workshop featuring Michael Reksulak

Thursday, October 27, 2011 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Roberts House (formerly Buchanan House), Conference Room

The Workshop in Philosophy, Politics & Economics hosted by Peter J. Boettke, Department of Economics, invites you to attend the presentation by Michael Reksulak of Georgia Southern University, on "Reducing the Impact of Ethnic Tensions on Economic Growth: Economics or Political Institutions?"

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Oct24

The Tullock Lecture on Big Ideas About Information

Monday, October 24, 2011 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
GMU School of Law, Room 120, 3301 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA

The Wireless Tsunami: Back to the Future Gerald R. Faulhaber Professor Emeritus Wharton School & Law School University of Pennsylvania Former Chief Economist, F.C.C. David J. Farber Distinguished Career Professor of Computer Science & Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University Former Chief Technologist, F.C.C. Monday, October 24, 2011 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. @ Room 120 GMU School of Law, 3301 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA (Orange Line: Virginia Square-GMU Metro) Reception to Follow in the Levy Atrium, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Reserve your spot via email: iep.gmu@gmail.com. Admission is free, but seating is limited. Wireless is a wave of unprecedented proportions, much bigger and more ubiquitous that either wired voice or the PC-based Internet. Gerald Faulhaber and David Farber, internationally acclaimed experts in network economics and communications technologies, imagine what this might mean to U.S. and global markets, including those in developing countries.

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Oct21

ICES Seminar featuring P.J. Healy

Friday, October 21, 2011 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Truland Building, Room 648, Arlington Campus

Please join us for the next ICES Experimental Economics Seminar, featuring Professor P.J. Healy, of the Ohio State University. He will discuss his paper, "Epistemic Foundation for the Failure of Nash Equilibrium." Visit the Seminar schedule for a copy of the paper and to learn more about upcoming speakers.

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