Distinguished Economist in Residence, American University
Dr. Ayittey is a distinguished economist in residence at American University and founder and president of the Free Africa Foundation. His areas of expertise include economic development, the World Bank, IMF, and democratization of Africa.
Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics, St. Lawrence University
Steven Horwitz is a Mercatus Center Affiliated Senior Scholar, the Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics and department chair at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY. He completed his MA and PhD in economics at George Mason University and…
Margaret Polski is a political economist with over fifteen years experience leading start-up, turn-a-round, and transformation initiatives in business, government, and civic sectors. Her research interests include security, growth, regulation, and the science of human behavior. She is currently a…
Managing Director for Implementation Support, Department of Compact Implementation at the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)
Dr. Jolyne Sanjak is the Managing Director for Implementation Support in the Department of Compact Implementation at the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). Previously, she served as Senior Director leading the Agriculture and Land teams and as MCC’s Practice Leader for…
Earlier in July, Eurozone finance ministers agreed in principle to bailout Greece after the country implemented new economic reforms and help it recover from its massive financial crisis.
While the unemployment rate overall has hovered around 25% in Greece, Millennials have been hit hardest where one in two are unemployed.
Why should millennials care about what's going on in Greece? Scott Sumner, Director of the Program on Monetary Policy at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, believes that Greece is just an extreme example of what happened here in the United States.
Luigi Zingales, one of the world’s foremost thinkers on financial development and capitalism, will join Tyler Cowen for a conversation about the policies that will shape capitalism moving into the future.
This book presents 17 oral histories of Hurricane Katrina survivors from four diverse New Orleans communities. The oral histories explore how these individuals, families, and communities began to rebuild after the devastation.