Mainline Economics EPRI

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MAINLINE ECONOMICS


In this course, Bobbi Herzberg of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University discusses “mainline economics.” This approach to the study of economics is characterized by a focus on the modern origins of this field in the ideas of Adam Smith, who emphasized the broader contexts of life, such as the political arena, individual interactions, and institutions. Smith, along with important figures like F. A. Hayek, J. Buchanan, and E. Ostrom will help us to analyze how and why individuals make economic decisions.

 

General Information


  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Live Online Sessions: Mondays 5, 12, 19, and 26 November, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. GMT-6
  • Enrollment Deadline: 15 November 2018
  • Free Course: Certificate of Completion, US$20.00

 

Bobbi Herzberg


  • Ph.D. in political economy from Washington University in St. Louis
  • Distinguished Senior Fellow for the F. A. Hayek Program in Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University
  • President of the Public Choice Society from 2014-2016
  • Advisory Board at the Rising Tide Foundation
  1. Inicio de clases

    01 Nov 2018
  2. Término de clases

    01 Dic 2018
  3. Esfuerzo estimado

    3.5 hours a week