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Theory to Practice Readings Group

Theory to Practice Readings Group

Mercatus Center Graduate Student Programs staff regularly hosts a theory to practice readings group for our Mercatus MA Fellows. This readings group, which meets approximately once per month, brings together students and Mercatus scholars and faculty to discuss economic theory and its application to public policy problems. The readings group features a rotating curriculum from selected works.

The previous sessions were:

  • Fall 2008 – The Problem of Bureaucracy
  • Spring 2009 – Special Topics in Theory to Practice
  • Fall 2009 – Investigating Hayek’s ‘Science of Liberty’
  • Fall 2010 – The Problem of Bureaucracy
  • Fall 2012  The Problem of Bureaucracy
  • Spring 2013 – Special Topics in Theory to Practice
  • Fall 2013 – Investigating Hayek’s ‘Science of Liberty’

The Spring 2014 session is on Property Rights and Property Law, featuring:

  • Takings: Private Property and the Power of Eminent Domain by Richard A. Epstein
  • Property Rights: Eminent Domaine and Regulatory Takings Re-Examined ed. by Bruce L. Benson