Senior Fellow at the F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at George Mason University
Paul Dragos Aligica is a Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center, and Senior Fellow at the F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at George Mason University.
James Broughel is a program manager of the Regulatory Studies Program at the Mercatus Center. Mr. Broughel is a doctorate student in the economics program at George Mason University. He earned his MA in economics from Hunter College of the…
Stefanie Haeffele-Balch is associate director of graduate student programs at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. She is also an alumna of the Mercatus MA Fellowship at George Mason University.
Robin Walker is associate director of Outreach at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. She is responsible for connecting Mercatus scholars and their research to federal policy makers, conveying new ideas to address current policy challenges.
Administrative Director, F.A. Hayek Program for the Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
Administrative Assistant to Peter J. Boettke
Managing Editor, The Review of Austrian Economics
Peter Lipsey is administrative director for the Program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, administrative assistant to Peter J. Boettke and managing editor of The Review of Austrian Economics.
Maurice McTigue is vice president for outreach at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He is director of the Mercatus Center's Government Accountability Project and a member of its Spending and Budget Initiative and State and Local Policy Project.
Director of Graduate Student Programs, Mercatus Center
Senior Fellow at the F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics and Economics
Virgil Storr is a senior research fellow and director of graduate student programs at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He is a research associate professor of economics and the Don C. Lavoie research fellow in the program in…
Richard Williams is the director of policy research at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. His primary research interests are risk analysis, benefit-cost analysis, regulation, food safety and nutrition, and excise taxes.
Deema is a fourth year Ph.D. student of economics at George Mason University. She is a Research Associate with the Regulatory Studies Program and a Dissertation Fellow with Graduate Student Programs with the Mercatus Center.
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