The Society for the Development of Austrian Economics is pleased to announce that submissions for the 2012 Don Lavoie Memorial Graduate Student Essay Competition are now being accepted. Submissions will be accepted from advanced PhD students in economics or other relevant disciplines anywhere in the world.
I have been continuously attending summer camps since 1973, when I attended my first weeklong basketball camp. I first attended basketball camp, then worked basketball camp, then worked tennis camp, then attended economics camp, then worked economics camp. Since 1990, I have worked at least 1 summer camp for economics every summer, and some summers I have worked 3 or 4. This week is actually my second week-long camp this summer, and I will work a 3rd one at FEE in August.
Here is one bit:
But the 50-year-old professor of economics at George Mason University in Virginia is emerging as the intellectual standard-bearer for the Austrian school of economics that opposes government intervention in markets and decries federal spending to prop up demand during times of crisis. Mr. Boettke, whose latest research explores people's ability to self-regulate, also is minting a new generation of disciples who are spreading the Austrian approach throughout academia, where it had long been left for dead.