Out of Poverty: Sweatshops in the Global Economy
November 28th, 2017
A Conversation with Nadine Strossen
Time/Date: 4:00 pm/ October 24th, Location: Student Union, JG Theater
Fair Trade? Its Prospects as a Poverty Solution
Time/Date: 4:00 pm, (09/26/17) Location: Ming Hsieh G21
Dr. Victor V. Claar is associate professor of economics at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, where he holds the BB&T Distinguished Professorship in Free Enterprise.
Servers of Craft: Making and Teaching Taste among ‘Cool’ Blue-Collar Workers
September 21, 2017
Richard E. Ocejo is an associate professor of sociology at John Jay College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY).
Cops, Inc.: How Civil Asset Forfeiture Threatens Property Rights by Encouraging Policing for ProfitDirector of Strategic Research for the Institute for Justice
April 5, 2017
Dr. Dick Carpenter serves as a director of strategic research for the Institute for Justice. He works with IJ staff and attorneys to define, implement and manage social science research related to the Institute’s mission.
Freedom of Speech and the Rise of "Soft Censorship" on Campus
March 22, 2017
Samantha Harris graduated from Princeton University with a degree in politics in 1999 and went on to earn her J.D. in 2002 from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she served on the editorial board of the Journal of Constitutional Law.
The Financial Crisis and Rule of Law
March 15, 2017
Todd J. Zywicki is George Mason University Foundation Professor of Law at George Mason University School of Law, Executive Director of the Law & Economics Center, Senior Scholar of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, and Senior Fellow at the F.A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.
Productive Human Rights
November 2, 2016
Bas van der Vossen is an Associate Professor in the Philosophy Department at UNC Greensboro. His work focuses on questions of political philosophy, primarily about the ethical dimensions of international affairs and the justification of property rights.
Pragmatic Optimism in the Fight Against Poverty: Lessons from Behavioral Economics
October 20, 2016
Dean Karlan is a Professor of Economics at Yale University and President and Founder of Innovation for Poverty Action. He received his Ph.D in Economics 2002 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and prior to that completed an MBA and MPP from the University of Chicago.