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Research Workshop

The Free Market Institute (FMI) Research Workshop exposes graduate students, faculty, staff and other university colleagues to working research related to free market economics and other topics of interest. It is a "workshop" for work in progress that is not yet under consideration by scholarly journals. FMI faculty, research staff and graduate students, other Texas Tech University faculty members and visiting scholars deliver seminar presentations.

Spring 2017 | Fall 2016 | Spring 2016Fall 2015 | Spring 2015 | Fall 2014 | Spring 2014 | Fall 2013

Spring 2017

  • January 20 — Historical Influences on Current Economic Freedom — Stephan Gohmann, BB&T Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise and Professor of Economics at University of Louisville
  • February 10 — Expansion of the Voting Franchise and Income Tax Adoption: Evidence from U.S. States — Maria Tackett, Assistant Professor of Economics at Gonzaga University
  • February 24 — Cultural Paternalism & the Libertarian Club Conundrum — Anthony Gill, Professor of Political Science at University of Washington
  • March 31 — Currency Depreciation and the Monetary Adjustment Process: Reconsidering Lord King's Contributions — Joseph Salerno, Professor of Economics at Pace University (co-authored with Carmen Dorobat)
  • April 21 — How Do People become Innovators? The Spread of an Improving Mentality during the British Industrial Revolution, 1547-1851 — Anton Howes, Post-Doctoral Research Associate at Political Theory Project at Brown University
  • April 28 — Normative Interests — Mark LeBar, Professor of Philosophy at Florida State University

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