College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Events


Thirty Years After the Nobel: James Buchanan’s Virginia Political Economy

Thursday, October 6, 2016 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Center for the Arts, Grand Tier III

Thirty years ago, in October 1986, James M. Buchanan was awarded the Nobel Prize in economics “for his development of the contractual and constitutional bases for the theory of economic and political decision-making.” His contributions in these areas as well as those in methodology, social philosophy, public policy economics, and political science continue to have a lasting influence on scholarship today.

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Community Revival in the Wake of Disaster Book Panel

Thursday, September 8, 2016 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall), D180

Rebounding after disasters like tsunamis, hurricanes, earthquakes, and floods can be daunting. How do residents of these communities gain access to the resources they need to rebuild while overcoming the collective action problem that characterizes post-disaster relief efforts?

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