ASSC Schedule

 

 

Friday, November 5, 2004

 

2:00-5:00 Registration. HAL Atrium.

 

5:30-6:30 Dinner. MAP South.

 

7:00-8:00 Hans Sennholz Lecture. Sticht Lecture Hall.

 

    “Why Study Economics, and How?” Dr. Guido Hülsmann

    Professor of Economics – University of Angers

    Senior Fellow – Ludwig von Mises Institute

 

 

Saturday, November 6, 2004

 

8:00-8:30 Coffee and Pastries. HAL Atrium.

 

8:30-10:00 Sessions

 

    ▪ Topics in Macroeconomics. Chairman: Jeff Herbener. HAL 238.

“Views of Capital” Lucas Englehardt (Grove City College)

“Keynes and Say’s Law of Markets: Analysis and Implications for Austrian

    Economics” Adam Martin (University of Dallas)

• “Economic Progress under the Articles of Confederation,” Adam Milasincic

    (Grove City College)

“Understanding the Yugoslav ‘Bust’; An Austrian Analysis of Global

    Economic Intervention in Yugoslavia,” Ale Hartman (Washington

    University)

 

    ▪ De-Socializing Society. Chairman: Shawn Ritenour. HAL 239.

            • “Transition or Survival: The Cuban Reforms of the 1990s,” Matthew Bugher

    (International Justice Mission)

“Hormones Rage in EU Consumers Over US Hormone Treated Beef,” Leah

    Spryn (Grove City College)

• “The Dilemma of the American Welfare State,” Sarah Gruen (Grove City

    College)

 

10:15-11:45 Sessions

 

    ▪ The Examined Life. Chairman: Jeff Herbener. HAL 238.

            • “The Education of Slavish Men,” Emily Bolek (Grove City College)

            • “The Persistence of Bad Ideas: A Strategy for Persuasion,” K.M. Swinkles

    (University of Amsterdam)

• “Kant’s Categorical Imperative,” Kenneth Rice (Thomas Aquinas College)

 

    ▪ Topics in Microeconomics. Chairman: Shawn Ritenour. HAL 239.

            • “Uncertainty, Risk, and Insurance,” Melinda Diehl (Grove City College)

            • “A Theory of Imputation: A Context of Value Spreads Between Means and

    Ends,” Simon Bilo (University of Prague)

“Examining the Arguments for Conscription,” Braden Robinson (Grove City

    College)

 

12:00-1:30 Lunch. MAP South.

 

1:45-3:15 Sessions

 

    ▪ Libertarian Law. Chairman: Jeff Herbener. HAL 238.

“A Legal and Economic Analysis of Graffiti,” Daniel D’Amico (George Mason

    University)

“Defense—A New Look at Private Property,” Joshua Gish (Penn State

    University)

“The Price of Private Law: A Critical Analysis of Murray Rothbard’s Model for

    Common Law Juridical Systems in the Free Society,” Jonathan Bond

    (University College of London)

• “Anarchy in Medieval Ireland,” Isaiah Houston (Penn State University)

 

    ▪ International Trade and Aid. Chairman: Shawn Ritenour. HAL 239.

            • “Foreign Aid: Church Responsibility and Government Jurisdiction,” Lauren

    Gallo (Grove City College)

“Can Fair Trade Do What Protectionism Cannot? An Investigation of Fair Trade

    Mechanics and Effects,” Ryan Orsinger (Trinity University)

• “Mainstreaming Christian Social Values in Modern Economic Thinking: The

    Case for Globalisation,” Peggy Griffin (University of Sussex)

 

3:30-5:00 Sessions

 

    ▪ Reforming the Regulatory State. Chairman: Jeff Herbener. HAL 238.

            • “Insider Trading and the Case for Abolishing the SEC,” Thomas Whiston

    (George Mason University)

“Fabrication of a Predator: The Sherman Act,” Erich Mattei (University of

    Georgia)

• “Strategies for Social Change: Three Cases,” Ben Kilpatrick (University of

    New Orleans)

 

    ▪ Insights of Great Austrian Intellectuals. Chairman: Shawn Ritenour. HAL 239.

            • “Menger, Böhm-Bawerk, and Wieser on Value Theory,” Lauren Besselman

    (Grove City College)

“The Gold Standard in Academic Literature—A Survey,” James Kimball

    (George Mason University)

“Mises’s Contribution to Monetary Theory,” Shannon Pietrangelo (Hillsdale

    College)

• “Murray Rothbard on Senator Joseph P. McCarthy,” Marcus Epstein (The

    College of William and Mary)

 

5:30-6:30 Dinner. MAP South.

 

6:45-7:00 Awarding of the Richard E. Fox Prizes for Best Papers. Sticht Lecture Hall.

 

7:00-8:00 Ludwig von Mises Lecture. Sticht Lecture Hall.

 

    “Three Decades of Progress in Austrian Economics: From South Royalton to

      Grove City”   Dr. Joseph Salerno

   Professor of Economics and Chairman of the Graduate Finance and

   Economics Program – Pace University

   Senior Fellow – Ludwig von Mises Institute