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WHAT IS THE ECONOMIC POTENTIAL OF TRADE IN IDEAS?

Pilot-study led by adjunct professor Eskil Ullberg gains momentum.

WALTER E. WILLIAMS COMMENTS ON INCIVILITY AND ATTACKS ON FREE SPEECH ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES

 
 
 

THE HILL: ADJUNCT PROFESSOR JAMES BROUGHEL'S OP-ED ON THE TRUST THEORY OF REGULATION

EMERGENT VENTURES ANNOUNCED FIRST COHORT

The Mercatus Center's new fellowship and grant program, Emergent Ventures, announced its first cohort of recipients. Among the list...

 
 
 

TRADE IN IDEAS PROGRAM: THEORY AND PRACTICE

On October 26, 2018, Eskil Ullberg, adjunct professor of economics, presented an overview of the Trade In Ideas Program and early results....

THE NEW YORK TIMES: BRYAN CAPLAN COMMENTS ON VOTER TURNOUT

 
 
 

ALEX TABARROK APPOINTED TO THE INDIAN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY'S ACADEMIC ADVISORY COUNCIL

DONALD BOUDREAUX ON THE PRESUMPTION OF INNOCENCE

 
 
 

IN NEWSDAY: TYLER COWEN DISCUSSES THE COST OF CLIMATE CHANGE

MAKING HER MARK AT MASON

Economics major, Fatma Gdoura, is setting herself up for a robust career in Development Economics and Immigration Studies through her...

 
 
 

BOUDREAUX OP-ED: WHY ISN'T PRESIDENT TRUMP PROUD OF AMERICAN TRADE DEFICITS?

WHY DID WITCH TRIALS HAPPEN?

In the Economist, Mason's Johnson, Koyama, Leeson, and Russ are mentioned for their research on the economic reasoning behind witch...

 
 
 

ESKIL ULLBERG, ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS, INTERVIEWED ON RADIO NATIONAL ABOUT THE NEED TO USE AN INTERNATIONAL PATENT SYSTEM TO TRADE IN IDEAS

BOUDREAUX OP-ED: TRUMP'S TRADE POLICIES AN OPPORTUNITY TO CORRECT MYTHS

 
 
 

FORMER SPIRIT AIRLINES CEO AND ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS BEN BALDANZA WAS APPOINTED TO JETBLUE'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FRAMEWORK FOR A GLOBAL PATENT MARKET

In the World Economic Forum, Eskil Ullberg, adjunct professor of economics, writes an op-ed with Edmund Phelps, Nobel laureate in economics...

 
 
 

PROFESSOR ALEX TABARROK MAKES THE ECONOMIC AND MORAL ARGUMENT FOR OPEN BORDERS THAT WOULD LEAD TO A SAFER, MORE PROSPEROUS WORLD

MSN MONEY QUOTES DONALD BOUDREAUX'S OP-ED ON THE STEEL AND ALUMINUM TARIFFS

 
 
 

PHD STUDENT ENNIO PIANO CO-AUTHORS AN ARTICLE ON THE REGULATORY RESPONSE TO SHALE GAS DEVELOPMENT

SSRN WEEKLY TOP FIVE

Professor Dan Klein's paper on Jordan Peterson and postmodernism makes SSRN weekly top five.

 
 
 



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