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.
Research Grant Winners!
Thomas Hughes (pic), Zachary Thomas and Luis Jimenez are the CSEL’s Spring 2023 research grant awardees. Learn more about their projects here.
Join the book club! We will read Free to Choose by Milton and Rose Friedman. Application deadline is February 6. Apply here.
Apply for a grant and receive up to $2,000 to perform research and present at a national conference!
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.
Nice piece about our book clubs at The Mercer Cluster.
Learn more about Economics at Mercer. Hear from your professors about courses, the CSEL, graduate opportunities and what the job market for economists looks like. Watch the video here.
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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Office of University Advancement
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Macon, Georgia 31207
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