College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Events


David Cooper presents at ICES

Friday, October 29, 2010 12:00 PM to 1:34 PM
Arlington, Truland Building, Rm 648

Please join us for the next ICES Experimental Economics Seminar of the semester. David Cooper, of Florida State University, will discuss his paper, "Communication, Renegotiation, and the Scope for Collusion."

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Tullock Lectures presents Vivek Wadhwa

Thursday, October 28, 2010 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Arlington, School of Law, Rm 120

Vivek Wadhwa will present "What is a Tech Entrepreneur...And How Can We Make More of Them?" for the Tullock Lecture series.

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Iain McLean Nuffield College, University of Oxford, Public Choice Seminar

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM
Carow Hall

Join us for Iain McLean's lecture on "The Paris Years of Thomas Jefferson." 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.

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Caplan and Klein to Present at UW, Madison

Monday, October 25, 2010 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
University of Wisconsin, Madison

The Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy will host GMU's own Professor Bryan Caplan and Professor Daniel Klein who will present, The Myth of the Rational Voter, on Monday, October 25, at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in Lubar Commons (Law School, Room 7200) from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. See flyer.

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Gary Charness presents at ICES

Friday, October 22, 2010 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Arlington, Truland Building, Rm 648

Please join us for the next ICES Experimental Economics Seminar of the semester. Gary Charness, of the University of California – Santa Barbara, will discuss his paper, "Reward, Punishment, and Public Goods."

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Fall Welcome Reception

Fall Welcome Reception

Thursday, September 23, 2010 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
ENT 354

The Department of Economics welcomes new undergraduate economics major and minor students to attend our annual Fall Welcome Reception. There will be light refreshments and food served. This is a great opportunity for economics students to meet and mingle with other economics students and faculty.

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FSSO Conference Honors the Lifetime Contributions to James M. Buchanan

September 9, 2010, 12:00 PM to September 11, 2010, 12:00 PM
Mason Inn

The FSSO Conference to Honor the Lifetime Contributions to James M. Buchanan will begin today, Thursday September 9, at 4:00pm at the Mason Inn. The panel to start the conference will be chaired by former GMU Law School Dean Henry Manne, and will include remarks from Amartya Sen and Elinor Ostrom, as well as Professor Emeritus Buchanan. The panel will be immediately followed by the formal presentation of the FSSO award, and a reception. For background on the FSSO Awards, please see the following post:

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Dr. Bennett lectures to the Alexandria Summer Economics Institute

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
ENT 318

Each year Kerri Serrano, Director of the Alexandria Summer Economics Institute, brings her high school students in the Summer Economics Institute to GMU for a field trip and lecture on the basics of economics delivered by one of our professors. This is a great opportunity for high school students to see our campus and get a taste of what a college economics lecture entails.

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