Free Market Institute
Finding Your Purpose: Why Economic Freedom Matters
Featuring Anne Rathbone Bradley, Vice President of Economic Initiatives at the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
5:30 - 7:00 PM
College of Human Sciences
Visitors to the university may register to park in lot R13V (visitor spaces in lot R13) on the south side of the College of Human Sciences. Please see below for a link to register a vehicle with TTU Transportation & Parking Services for the event.
About the Speaker
Dr. Anne Rathbone Bradley is the Vice President of Economic Initiatives at the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics, where she develops and commissions research toward a systematic biblical theology of economic freedom. She is a visiting professor at Georgetown University, and she also teaches at The Institute of World Politics and George Mason University. Additionally, she is a visiting scholar at the Bernard Center for Women, Politics, and Public Policy.
She is an editor of and contributing author to IFWE's recently released book, For the Least of These: A Biblical Answer to Poverty. In her chapter, Dr. Rathbone Bradley examines income inequality from both an economic and biblical perspective and provides guidance to Christians on how to respond, particularly through our vocations.
Dr. Rathbone Bradley's other academic work has focused on the political economy of terrorism with specific emphasis on the industrial organization of al-Qaeda. Her research has been published in scholarly journals and edited volumes. She is currently working on a book that analyzes the political economy of al-Qaeda post 9/11. Based on her academic research, she also worked as an economic analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency's Office of Terrorism Analysis.
Christopher Coyne to Serve as 2016-2017 Templeton Visiting Scholar
Christopher Coyne, F.A. Harper Professor of Economics at George Mason University, will serve as a Templeton Visiting Scholar during the 2016-2017 academic year. As part of his visiting scholar appointment, he will visit for a short period during both the fall and spring semesters.
Prof. Coyne also serves as the Associate Director of the F.A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He is the Co-Editor of The Review of Austrian Economics and The Independent Review. He also serves as the Book Review Editor for Public Choice.
During his visit, Prof. Coyne will participate in several activities that will contribute to the output of the Research on the Origins of Economic Freedom and Prosperity program. He will deliver a public lecture as part of the FMI Public Speaker Series and present working research as part of the FMI Research Workshop.
He will also lead a discussion colloquium with FMI faculty, staff and other invited colleagues focused on some of his publication. Outside of his formal responsibilities, Prof. Coyne will interact with current FMI Ph.D. fellows providing informal guidance on their ongoing and planned research projects.
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