Thursday, February 19, 2015

Austrian Student Scholars Conference 2015

Tomorrow begins this years Austian Student Scholars Conference. We will hear twenty-two papers presented by students from the United States as well as abroad. We will also hear keynote lectures by Dr. Lucas Engelhardt and Dr. Mark Thornton. Admission to all lectures and paper presentations are free and open to the public.  Below is a schedule of events:

Friday, February 20, 2015
5:00-5:30 Registration. HAL Atrium.
5:30-6:30 Dinner. SU Great Room.
7:00-8:00 Hans Sennholz Memorial Lecture. Sticht Lecture Hall.
“A Case for Monetary Independence"                          Dr. Lucas Engelhardt
                                                                                    Assistant Professor of Economics
                                                                                    Kent State University, Stark
Saturday, February 21, 2015
8:30-9:00 Coffee and Pastries. HAL Atrium.
9:00-10:30 Sessions
     Legislating Morality. Chairman: Jeff Herbener. HAL 114.
                Trafficking,” Jon Nelson (Grove City College)
            • “Prohibition,” Brian O’Riordan (Grove City College)
            • “What Has Government Done to Marriage,” Ryan Brown (Grove City College)
                Claire Vetter (Grove City College)
10:45-12:15 Sessions
▪ Liberal Social Order. Chairman: Jeff Herbener. HAL 114.
                Zack Yost (Mercyhurst University)
                Kyle Kreider (Grove City College)
                Bloomington Institutional Analysis,” Chesterton Cobb (Grove City College)
▪ Foundational Issues in Economics. Chairman: Shawn Ritenour. HAL 116.
                Modern Epistemological Theory,” Jake Tinkham (Grove City College)
                Xiaolin Zhang (University of Lethbridge, Canada) 
            • “Science, Probability, and a Theory of Foresight,”
                Davis Bourne (Millsaps College)
            • “Toward a Subjective Theory of Risk,” 
                Daniel Sanchez-Piñol Yulee (King Juan Carlos University, Spain)
12:30-1:30 Lunch. SU Great Room.
2:00-3:30 Sessions
▪ Problems in Macroeconomics. Chairman: Jeff Herbener. HAL 114.
              Karl-Friedrich Israel (University of Angers, France)
              Economic Slump,” Eric Peterman (Grove City College)
• “Capital Mobility and Comparative Advantage,”
             William Casey (Grove City College)
▪ Policy, Ancient and Modern. Chairman: Shawn Ritenour. HAL 116.
                Justin Klazinga (Grove City College)
              Franco Martin Lopez (Universidad Abierta Interamericana, Argentina)
              George Lominadze (Ilia State University, Georgia)
3:45-5:15 Sessions
▪ Great Debates in Economics. Chairman: Jeff Herbener. HAL 114.
                Scott Alford (Grove City College)
              Subjective Theories of Value,” Thomas Cottone (Florida Atlantic University)
                in the Marketplace,” Jared Billings (Grove City College)
▪ Money and Banking. Chairman: Shawn Ritenour. HAL 116.
            • “The Backing of the Currency and Economic Stability,”
                Zack Morrow (Wofford College)
• “Detangling the Fractional Reserve Debate,” Dorian Rahamin (Vienna, Va.)
• “The Euro, Pros and Cons,” Evan Burns (Grove City College)
5:30-6:30 Dinner. SU Great Room.
6:45-7:00 Awarding of the Richard E. Fox Prizes for Best Papers. Sticht Lecture Hall.
7:00-8:00 Ludwig von Mises Memorial Lecture. Sticht Lecture Hall.
“What a Real Free Market in Drugs Looks Like”                           Dr. Mark Thornton

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