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All Loyola University New Orleans seminars meet on  Friday afternoons, 3:30-5:30pm, #324 Miller Hall, corner of Loyola and Calhoun Streets, one block north (toward the lake) of Audubon Park.

The economics club meets on Thursday, window, 12:15-1:45pm, #208 Miller Hall.

Austrian economic seminars take place on: 9/10/10, 10/1/10, 11/5/10 and 12/3/10.

The libertarian political economy seminars take place on: 9/24/10, 10/29/10, 11/12/10, 12/10/10.

Fall 2010 Schedule for Loyola University New Orleans Economics club meetings, room # 208 Miller Hall, 12:15-1:45pm:

9/2/10 Prof. Dan D’Amico, Assistant Professor of Economics, Loyola University, “Why and How to be an Economics Major.”

9/9/10 Debate: Prof. Walter Block, Professor of Economics, Loyola University versus Prof. Roger White Professor of Political Science, Loyola University; The legalization of addictive drugs

10/7/10 Pete Eyre and Adam Mueller of Liberty on Tour; “Promoting liberty in a web 2.0 world”

10/28/10 Ed Lopez, Associate Professor of economics, San Jose State University, “Fashion and Freedom: In Defense of Design Knock-Offs”

11/4/10 Joe Salerno, Professor of Economics Pace University “ABCT and the Financial Crisis: A Critique of Krugman and DeLong”

11/11/10 Prof. Anne Wortham, Associate Professor of Sociology at Illinois State University, “A Black Sociologist’s Appreciation of Ayn Rand’s Thought.”

12/2/10 Ben Powell, Professor of Economics, Suffolk University, “Somalia After State Collapse: Chaos or Improvement?”

Books for the libertarian political seminar (to be discussed in this order):

Our expectation (which may be changed) is that we will cover each of these books one per month. So, the dates in parentheses indicate when we are likely to discuss each book

1. Tom Woods, Nullification (9/24/10)

2. Huebert, Jacob, Libertarianism Today (10/29/10, Ed Lopez joins seminar)

3. Loren Lomasky: Persons, Rights and the Moral Community (11/12/10, Anne Wortham joins seminar)

4. Russell Hardin: How do You Know: The Economics of Ordinary Knowledge (12/10/10)

5. Murray Rothbard, The betrayal of the American Right (tba)

6. Bill Easterly’s White Man’s Burden. economic development (tba)

7. Elinore Ostrom: Governing the Commons (tba)

8. Matt Ridley, The Rational Optimist (tba)

9. Deirdre McCloskey’s Bourgeousie Virtues. (tba)

10. Joel Mokyr: Gifts of Athena (tba)

11. PT Bauer: From Subsistence to Exchange (tba)

12. Tom Sowell, Intellectuals and Society (tba)

Books for the Austrian seminar; all three books to be discussed at the same time, during the fall semester: 9/10/10, 10/1/10, 11/5/10 (Joe Salerno joins seminar), 12/3/10 (Ben Powell joins seminar):

Hazlitt, Henry.  2007 [1959].  The Failure of the “New Economics.” Auburn, AL: Mises Institute

Davidson, Paul.  2007.  John Maynard Keynes.  Palgrave Macmillan.  (Amazon)

Keynes, John Maynard. 1936. The General Theory of Money, Interest and Employment

6:25 pm on September 3, 2010