Fayetteville, NC, Friday, November 15, 2013 — Professor Stringham will be the main speaker at the Financial Policy Council event Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 in New York City. It will be held at The Graduate Center / CUNY. He will discuss private regulation as an alternative to government regulation. To read more about the news, visit http://wpblog.uncfsu.edu/fsu_news/2013/11/15/dr-edward-stringham-to-deliver-a-talk-at-the-financial-policy-council-in-new-york-city/. To learn more about the Financial Policy Council, visit http://www.financialpolicycouncil.org/default.aspx
Read Todd J. Zywicki and Edward Peter Stringham’s latest publication, “Common law and economic efficiency,” in the Encyclopedia of Law and Economics. Here’s the link to the book: http://www.e-elgar.com/bookentry_main.lasso?id=13221
During sequestration, thousands of nonessential government workers have been told not to show up for work. My question is, why should government be doing anything nonessential in the first place? Read more on Dr. Stringham’s answers to this question: “Op-ed:Anti-alcohol research should be cut,” published Sunday, October 6, 2013, fayobserver.com
We can all agree that housing in California is very expensive and out of reach for many. Governor Brown is considering a measure that will authorize cities throughout California to implement inclusionary zoning ordinances. This measure, AB 1229, should be vetoed, as it would make housing in California less affordable. Read more about Stringham’s article,”AB 1229 Will Make Housing More Expensive,” published Thursday, September 26, 2013 in Fox&Hounds.
Writer Nancy Oakley of U.S. Airways Magazine wrote an article, entitled “Ahead of the Class: Fayetteville State University is gaining notice for its unique curriculum.”
Part of the article states that “FSU’s School of Business and Economics ranks third in North Carolina, and it’s easy to see why. With a rare accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, FSU attracts the best and the brightest to its faculty. Among them is Edward Stringham, PhD, FSU’s endowed chair for Capitalism and Free Enterprise, and editor of the Journal of Private Enterprise. “He could have gone anywhere,” Anderson says. “But he chose FSU because of the things we’re doing with entrepreneurship.
To read the article, visit http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/pace/usairways_august2013/#/62.
Professor Edward Stringham will teach the international seminar students from twenty different countries. The seminar is hosted by the New Economic School – Georgia, in partnership with Freedom Works (USA) and the Institute for Economic Affairs (UK). It will be conducted from August 11-17, 2013 and the subject will be “Public Choice: The Economic Analysis of Government Failure.”
To learn more, visit: http://nesgeorgia.org
To All the Winners of the Video Contest
Congratulations! You entries were all creative and outstanding. Please send an email to Ms. Maria Taro at firstname.lastname@example.org to claim your prize.
Click here to view the winners
“The economics music video contest really brings out students’ creativity. The entries are a real thrill to watch!” –Dr. Stringham
July 2, 2013 – The announcement of the winners and the display of the 1st place winners’ video will be announced during the festival at Planet Hollywood on July 10-13, 2013. The video contest, “Economic Value Is Subjective,” will be presented in Las Vegas, Nevada during a conference entitled, “FreedomFest.”
FreedomFest, a conference attended by 1,700 people has been organized since 2002 by economist Mark Skousen. The Washington Post calls the event “the greatest libertarian show on earth.”