2017 Schedule

Friday, February 24, 2017

5:00-5:30 Registration. HAL Atrium.

5:30-6:30 Dinner. SU Great Room.

7:00-8:00 Hans Sennholz Memorial Lecture. Sticht Lecture Hall.

“Hans F. Sennholz and the Recent Financial Crisis: Who Is to Blame and What Needs to Be Done,” Dr. David J. Rapp, Researcher at the Institute of Auditing, University of Saarland (Watch)

Saturday, February 25, 2017

8:30-9:00 Coffee and Pastries. HAL Atrium.

9:00-10:30 Sessions

Topics in Macroeconomics. Chairman: Jeff Herbener. HAL 114.

  • “The Natural Resource Curse Myth: A Misunderstanding of the Benefits of the Division of Labor,” Matthew Leverknight (Grove City College)
  • “Measuring Bitcoins Effectiveness in Unstable Monetary Regimes,” Jon Matt (George Mason University)

Political Economy. Chairman: Shawn Ritenour. HAL 116.

10:45-12:15 Sessions

Epistemological Questions. Chairman: Jeff Herbener. HAL 114.

  • “Insight into the Relationship between Economics and Mathematics,” Natalie Jordan (Grove City College)
  • “All Observable Action Communicates: Austrian Insights for Social Exchange Theory,” Kelly Conley (University of Arkansas)

Ethics and Externalities. Chairman: Shawn Ritenour. HAL 116.

  • “The Perception Problem: Migration and the Commons,” Alexis Catherine Garretson (George Mason University)

12:30-1:30 Lunch. SU Great Room.

2:00-3:30 Sessions

Economics of Subsidies. Chairman: Jeff Herbener. HAL 114.

Economics of Authoritarian Regimes. Chairman: Shawn Ritenour. HAL 116.

3:45-5:15 Sessions

Topics in Microeconomics. Chairman: Jeff Herbener. HAL 114.

  • “An Austrian Perspective of Microfinance,” Alexia Skoriak (Grove City College)

Failure of Public Goods. Chairman: Shawn Ritenour. HAL 116.

5:30-6:30 Dinner. SU Great Room.

6:45-7:00 Awarding of the Richard E. Fox Prizes for Best Papers. Sticht Lecture Hall.

7:00-8:00 Ludwig von Mises Memorial Lecture. Sticht Lecture Hall.

“From Wittenberg to Vienna: Intersections between the Reformation and Austrian Economics,” Dr. Timothy D. Terrell, Professor of Economics, Wofford College (Watch)

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