Economics
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Events

Mar14

The Social Theory of Adam Smith - 1 week Course in Prague

March 14, 2011, 3:00 AM to March 18, 2011, 1:00 PM
Prague

The Department of Institutional Economics in Prague is offering an intensive course from March 14-18 on Adam Smith and The Theory of Moral Sentiments. This is a unique opportunity to delve into the central and even mysterious ideas of a work known for its complexity and subtlety. Daniel Klein and Charlotta Stern will offer a one-week course on Adam Smith’s moral theory. Klein will lead five meetings on The Theory of Moral Sentiments, and Stern will give two lectures on using Smith’s ideas to understand the superiority of voluntary organizations over governmental organizations. More information is in the Event Flier. To register e-mail: david.lipka vse.cz

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Mar11

Ernan Haruvy presents at ICES

Friday, March 11, 2011 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Arlington, Truland Building, Rm 648

Please join us for the next ICES Experimental Economics Seminar of the semester. Ernan Haruvy, of the University of Texas at Dallas, will discuss his paper TBA.

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Mar9

Allan Drazen lectures for the Center for Public Choice

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Carow Hall

Join us for Allan Drazen's lecture. The Public Choice 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.

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Mar4

ICES Presentation

Friday, March 4, 2011 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Arlington, Truland Building, Rm 648

Please join us for the next ICES Experimental Economics Seminar of the semester. Speaker TBA.

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Mar2

Michael Clemens lectures for the Center for Public Choice

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Carow Hall

Join us for Michael Clemens' lecture. The Public Choice 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.

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Feb28

Tullock Lecture Big Ideas Presents Stan Liebowitz

Monday, February 28, 2011 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Arlington, School of Law, Rm 120

The Information Economy Project at George Mason University is proud to announce the next Tullock Lecture Big Ideas About Information: "Sometimes it is a Wolf: Piracy, Fairy Tale Business Models & Intellectual Property on the Internet" by Stan Liebowitz who is an Ashbel Smith Professor of Economics of the University of Texas at Dallas & the Director of the Center for the Analysis of Property Rights and Innovation. Professor Liebowitz has published widely in scholarly journals on the economics of knowledge goods, intellectual property, file-sharing, and network effects. This lecture will explore distinctions between piracy, fairy tale business models and intellectual property, with an analysis of current economic empirical methodology. Drawing upon his research on file-sharing, Professor Liebowitz will discuss implications for copyright law. The Tullock Lecture Big Ideas About Information is proud to host Professor Liebowitz, the Ashbel Smith Professor of Economics of the University of Texas at Dallas. Prof. Liebowitz teaches on the economics of knowledge goods, intellectual property and file-sharing, and network effects. He directs the Center for the Analysis of Property Rights and Innovation (CAPRI) at the UT School of Management. Room 120 at 4 p.m., email iep.gmu@gmail.com to reserve your seat. Visit Professor Liebowitz's Home Page. Reception to follow. Admission is free, but seating is limited. *To reserve your spot, please email: iep.gmu@gmail.com.

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Feb25

Nancy Buchan presents at ICES

Friday, February 25, 2011 11:00 AM to 11:26 AM
Arlington, Truland Building, Rm 648

Please join us for the next ICES Experimental Economics Seminar of the semester. Nancy Buchan, of the University of South Carolina, will discuss her paper TBA.

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Feb23

Frank Gunter lectures for the Center for Public Choice

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Carow Hall

Join us for Frank Gunter's lecture. The Public Choice 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.

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Feb18

Julian Jamison presents at ICES

Friday, February 18, 2011 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Arlington, Truland Building, Rm 648

Please join us for the next ICES Experimental Economics Seminar of the semester. Julian Jamison, of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, will discuss his paper TBA.

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Feb17

David Hart presents "The Life and Ideas of Bastiat"

Thursday, February 17, 2011 1:30 PM to 2:45 PM
JC 3rd Floor, Meeting Rm A

David Hart will lecture on the life and ideas of the great, Bastiat. David is supervising the translation and publication of Bastiat's complete works and is an expert on Bastiat and French liberalism generally.

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