Director of Graduate Students, Research Fellow and Professor of Economics
Andrew Young is the director of graduate students and a research fellow at the Free Market Institute.
He is also a professor of economics in the Jerry S. Rawls College of Business Administration
at Texas Tech University.
Prof. Young is a co-editor of the journal Contemporary Economic Policy and an associate
editor for the Southern Economic Journal. He earned his B.A. in economics from the
College of the Holy Cross and his Ph.D. in economics from Emory University. Prior
to joining Texas Tech University, he taught economics at West Virginia University,
University of Mississippi and Emory University.
Prof. Young is the author of more than 60 scholarly articles and book chapters. His
primary fields of research are constitutional political economy, institutional economics,
and economic development. His recent research focuses on the political economy of
late antiquity and medieval Europe. For more information about Prof. Young, please