Texas Tech University

Brown Bag Seminar


The Free Market Institute (FMI) 'Brown Bag' Seminar is a working lunch research series that provides opportunities for graduate students and other scholars to present research that is 'work in progress' or at a working paper stage. Each meeting takes place in the FMI Conference Room from 1:00 - 2:00 PM.

Spring 2017 | Fall 2016

Spring 2017

  • February 7 — Inequality and Guard Labor or Prohibition and Guard Labor?  — Vincent Geloso, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University
  • February 14 —  Can the Competitive Model Explain 'Heaping' at the Minimum Wage? — Robert Murphy, Research Assistant Professor, Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University
  • February 21 —  Does the Effect Corruption Has on Income Inequality Depend on the Informal Sector? — Jamie Bologna, Assistant Professor and Research Fellow, Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University
  • February 28 — Do Resources Curses Have Legal Origins? — Edwar Escalante, Research Assistant, Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University
  • March 7 — Pitfalls in the 'New' Minimum Wage Literature — Gonzalo Macera, Research Assistant, Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University
  • March 21 — The Whiskey Rebellion: An Early Attempt at Cartel Federalism — Glenn Furton, Research Assistant, Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University
  • March 28 — Title TBD — Christopher Coyne, F.A. Harper Professor of Economics at George Mason University
  • April 4 — Economic Freedom and Dictatorship: A Synthetic Control Approach — Edwar Escalante, Research Assistant, Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University
  • April 18 — Title TBD — Michael Makovi, Research Assistant, Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University
  • April 25 — Title TBD — Alexandre Padilla, Visiting Research Associate, Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University
  • May 2 — Title TBD — Benjamin Powell, Director, Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University

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