William Akoto is a PhD student in political science as well as a Graduate Instructional Assistant in the department of political science at the University of South Carolina. William is also a Mercatus Center Adam Smith Fellow.
Peter Bent is a PhD student in economics at University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a Marie Curie Early Stage Research Fellow with the department of economics at the University of Oxford. Peter is also a Mercatus Center Adam Smith Fellow.
Matthew Bonick is a PhD student and research associate in the department of economic policy and constitutional economic theory at the University of Freiburg. Matthew is also a Mercatus Center Adam Smith Fellow.
Malte Dold is a PhD student at the University of Freiburg, a research affiliate of the economics department at New York University, and a member of the Freiburg Advanced Center of Education. Malte is also a Mercatus Center Adam Smith…
Shterna Friedman is a PhD student in the political science department at the University of California, Berkeley and the managing editor of Critical Review. Shterna is also a Mercatus Center Adam Smith Fellow.
Frits Heinrich is a PhD student in Roman economic archaeology and agricultural economics at the Groningen Institute for Archaeology at Groningen University. Frits is also a Mercatus Center Adam Smith Fellow.
Aryamala Prasad is a PhD student in public policy and administration and a graduate student researcher with the Regulatory Studies Center at George Washington University. Aryamala is also a Mercatus Center Adam Smith Fellow.
Alexander Schaefer is a PhD student in philosophy at the University of Arizona and a Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and Law Fellow at the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom. Alexander is also a Mercatus Center Adam Smith Fellow.
Information, investment and innovation are the engines of economic growth in the 21st century. Yet regulatory accumulation and outdated regulatory processes are preventing both the private and public sectors from effectively using the three “I’s” to solve problems and grow the economy.
Mercatus PhD Fellow Vipin Veetil, along with Akshaya Vijayalakshmi and Srikanth Viswanathan, address Amartya Sen's criticism of cash-transfer programs such as education vouchers in the Wall Street Journal.
Elinor Ostrom was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in economics. She has been at the forefront of New Institutional Economics and Public Choice revolutions, discovering surprising ways in which communities around the world have succeed in solving difficult collective problems.