|Peter Boettke|I was thinking of something catchy to say, but my sheer joy with the facts of the situation required instead just a straightforward statement --- Chris Coyne has accepted our offer to join the economics faculty here at GMU starting next fall. He will be the "Baldy" Harper Professor in Political Economy at GMU.
Coordination Problem bloggers Steve, Pete, Chris and I will be lecturing this upcoming week at the Advanced Seminar in Austrian Economics at the Foundation for Economic Education. The highlight of the week for the participants will undoubtedly be the two lectures by Israel Kirzner on Tuesday. Roger Garrison, Mario Rizzo and Larry White round out the faculty for the seminar.
Tomorrow's print edition of The Wall Street Journal will include a profile of my colleague and co-blogger Pete Boettke titled "Spreading Hayek, Spurning Keynes." The article is now posted online and can be read here.
Steven HorwitzAlthough I'm still in Vegas, APEE is over and it really was as much of a Boettke-fest as it appeared in the program, between Pete getting the Adam Smith Award and the session devoted to Pete's role as a mentor to PhD students (which was the funniest and bawdiest session I've ever been to at an academic conference). Not only are Pete's former students excellent economists, they are a pretty funny bunch.
|Peter Boettke|On Monday August 2nd, the Foundation for Economic Education will host again the summer seminar in Austrian economics. These seminars owe their origins to the academic entrepreneurship of Israel M. Kirzner, and have been located through the years in Boulder, Co., Milwaukee, Wisc., Irvington, NY, New York City, and for more than the past decade back in Irvington at the FEE campus.
The Society for the Development of Austrian Economics is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2010 Foundation for Economic Education Prizes for the best book and the best article recently published in Austrian economics.
The Society for the Development of Austrian Economics is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2011 Foundation for Economic Education Prizes for the best book and the best article recently published in Austrian economics.
Steven HorwitzThere is little I can add to it, so I'll just say that Pete is the subject of a Wall Street Journal feature on the resurgence of Austrian economics that just came out on the web this evening. It quite rightly puts Pete in the role of prime mover and ringleader of the last decade's growth in Austrian economics in academia. And it gives long-suffering Rosemary a once-in-a-lifetime chance to take so