Center for the Study of Economics and Liberty
Promoting scholarship and economic education rooted on the values of individual liberty, economic freedom and principled entrepreneurship.
Andrés Marroquin at SOBIE 2022
Professor Andrés Marroquin presented his paper (joined with Antonio Saravia and Rafael Acevedo) “Heterogeneous layers of public opinion: The case of Venezuela” at SOBIE 2022.
Allison Whitehead at SOBIE 2022
Our student Allison Whitehead presented her research “Economic Beliefs and Perceptions of Mixed-Gender Teams” at SOBIE 2022 in Destin, FL.
CSEL at APEE 2022
Our student Robert Zell presented his research “Bureaucracy and Destabilization Sentiment: Evidence from Latin America” at APEE 2022 in Las Vegas, NV.
We will be hosting Professor Art Carden from Samford University, on April 21. His lecture will be at 6 pm in the Medical Auditorium.
We will be hosting Ms. Judith Miller, journalist and Adjunct Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, on March 24. Her lecture will be at 6 pm in the Medical Auditorium.
Join the book club! We will read Leave Me Alone and I’ll Make You Rich by Deirdre McCloskey and Art Carden. Application deadline is February 20. Apply here.
Freshman Michael DiPietro wins the 1st CSEL’s Essay Competition!
Our student Kalman Demott presents his paper “How Economic Freedom is Associated with Poverty and Inequality at the Metropolitan Level” at the Southern Economic Association 2021 Meeting.
The CSEL offers undergraduate research grants, supports course offerings and advises students interested in pursuing a major in economics, PPE or related fields.
Our speaker series give students and the campus community the opportunity to hear from high caliber academics and business leaders on topics related to individual liberty, economic freedom, principled entrepreneurship, etc.
Meet Our Team
Associate Professor of Economics, Director of the Center for the Study of Economics and Liberty
Associate Professor of Economics and Quantitative Methods
Associate Professor of Economics
Associate Professor of Practice in Economics
Associate Professor of Finance
Associate Professor of Spanish Literature
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