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Visiting Speaker Series in Political Economy: Roy Cordato

4/19/17 7:30pm to 8:30pm


“Market-based Environmentalism versus the Free Market.”

Roy Cordato is senior economist and resident scholar at the John Locke Foundation. He is also an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Economics at North Carolina State University. From 1993-2000, Cordato served as the Lundy Professor of Business Philosophy at Campbell University in Buies Creek, N.C. From 1987 to 1993 he was senior economist at the Institute for Research on the Economics
of Taxation (IRET) in Washington, D.C. He has served as a full-time member of the faculty at Auburn University and the University of Hartford, and as an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University. His publications include a 1992 book, Welfare Economics and Externalities in an Open Ended Universe (Kluwer Academic Publishers republished in 2007 by the Ludwig von Mises Institute). Cordato holds an master' in urban and regional economics from the University of Hartford and a Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University.

The event is part of the Department of Economics Visiting Speaker Series in Political Economy, funded by the Charles Koch Foundation, and is open to the public. Cookies, coffee, etc. will be served.