2017-2018 Schedule Coming Soon
All lectures will be held at 6:00 PM in the Becker Business Building Room 112.
EMPORIOPHOBIA … How to Roll Back the Demonizing of Free Markets
Dr. Paul H. Rubin
(B.A. University of Cincinnati, Ph.D. Purdue University) is the Acting Chair and Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Economics at Emory College of Arts and Science. Read his full biography
Dr. Rubin is well known for his research and teaching in law and economics and his former posts include:
- President of the Southern Economic Association
- Editor-in-Chief of Managerial and Decision Economics
- Vice-President of Glassman-Oliver Economic Consultants
- U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
- Federal Trade Commission
- President's Council of Economic Advisors
A referee for 55 scholarly journals, Dr. Rubin is also the author of 7 books, 99 professional journal articles, 21 chapters in books, 44 reprinted articles, 39 op-ed articles (i.e., Wall Street Journal, New York Times), 23 magazine articles and 4 edited books.
Dr. Rubin’s Darwinian Politics: The evolutionary Origin of Freedom, Rutgers University Press, Rutgers Series in Human Evolution, 2002, has been referenced as a “leading national study”, the most cited article ever in the American law and Economics Review, garnered multiple reviews, and has over 2000 downloads from SSRN.
A sought after speaker with presentations before 21 different associations and societies, guest lecturer at major universities throughout the United States, and expert testimony before many entities such as the U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. His presentations before non-academic groups range from FTC, U.S. Department of Justice and CDC to the Heritage Foundation and the Manhattan Institute. His two favored topics are the regulation of pharmaceuticals and the economics of privacy and information.
If you have any questions regarding this lecture, the PLE Lecture Series, or the Center for Free Enterprise, please contact Dr. Antony W. Dnes at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Joseph Connors at email@example.com.
The Myth of the Wage Gap to be presented by Diana Furchtgott-Roth has been postponed because of her appointment to the Labor Department Transition Team. This important lecture will be rescheduled at her earliest convenience.
2016-2017 Law & Economics Lecture Series
October 11, 2016
THE STATE AGAINST BLACKS
Jason L. Riley, Journalist and Author – Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow
November 10, 2016
ECONOMIC FREEDOM, POVERTY, AND WORLDWIDE INCOME INEQUALITY
James D. Gwartney, Ph.D. – Florida State University
November 29, 2016
CRIMINAL JUSTINE: THE SYSTEM‐WIDE FAILURE OF CRIMINAL LAW AND ITS ENFORCEMENT
Bruce L. Benson, Ph.D. – Florida State University
January 17, 2017
THE SHARING ECONOMY: UBER AND ALL THAT …
Alex Armlovich – Manhattan Institute Fellow
March 2, 2017
LIVE FREE AND PROSPER
Thomas R. Saving, Ph.D. – Texas A&M University
April 4, 2017
EMPORIOPHOBIA: HOW TO ROLL BACK THE DEMONIZING OF FREE MARKETS
Paul H. Rubin, Ph.D. – Emory University