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THURSDAY, March 10
9:00–9:15 a.m. 9:30−11:-00 a.m.
March 10–12, 2011 Ludwig von Mises Institute Auburn, Alabama
• All times central time. All events held at the Mises Institute; see directions, end of schedule. • Please request copies of papers directly from the presenters. • Assistive Listening Headphones are available at the front desk. • Complimentary refreshments between sessions, and dinners, in Hogan Graduation Area (covered outdoor area). • To preorder Chick-fil-A boxed lunches, sign up in Hogan Graduation Area (covered outdoor area). • Please turn off cell phones during sessions. • ASC receipts are available at the registration table in Ward Library after 10:00 a.m. on Friday.
REMINDER: Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, March 13. Remember to set your clocks ahead one hour on Saturday night.
Shuttle from AU Hotel and GameDay Center to Mises Institute. Coffee, juice, and doughnuts. Authors’ Forum (Wolfe lecture Hall) • Chair: Mark ThornTon, Mises Institute) • Tragedy of the Euro and Deep Freeze, PhiliPP Bagus • Nullification and Rollback, ThoMas E. Woods, Jr. • The Capitalist and the Entrepreneur, PETEr g. klEin • The Worldview of Rothbard, gErard CasEy • Money, Sound and Unsound, JosEPh T. salErno • Walk Away: The Rise and Fall of the Home-Ownership Myth, douglas FrEnCh • An Essay on Economic Theory: An English Translation of Richard Cantillon’s Essai sur la Nature du Commerce en General, Mark ThornTon (WiTh ChanTal sauCiEr) Murray N. Rothbard Memorial Lecture (Wolfe lecture Hall) Philipp Bagus (University Rey Juan Carlos) Eliminating Monetary Externalities Lunch on your own (Chick-Fil-A boxed lunch for sale outside back) S1 Economic Theory I (Wolfe lecture Hall) • Chair: roBErT Mulligan (Western Carolina University) • Fiat Money Cannot Last. Or Can it? ThorsTEn PollEiT (Frankfurt School of Business) • Two Theoretical Approaches to Human Behavior and Social Institutions. JaviEr aranzadi (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) • Incentives in Economic Theory. MaTT MCCaFFrEy (University of Angers) • A Note on Rothbardian Decision-Making Rents. vladiMir ToPan (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest) Economic Theory II (Wolfe lecture Hall) Chair: Paul CWik (Mount Olive College) The Trojan Horse of Happiness Research. ThoMas dilorEnzo (Loyola University Maryland) The Pure Time Preference Theory of Interest and Its Enemies. JEFFrEy hErBEnEr (Grove City College) Entrepreneurship as a Nexus of Enterprise. gaBriEl a. giMEnEz-roChE (Champagne School of Management) When Did India De-Socialize? g.P. Manish (Suffolk University)
11:15 a.m.−12:15 p.m.
12:15−1:30 p.m. 1:30−3:00 p.m.
S2 • • • • •
5:00−6:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 7:00–8:00 p.m.
Mises Memorial Lecture (Wolfe lecture Hall) Helio Beltrão (Mises Institute, Brazil) Austro-Libertarianism as a Starfish Buffet Dinner at the Mises Institute Shuttle from Mises Institute to AU Hotel and GameDay Center every 15 minutes
FRIDAY, March 11
8:30 and 8:45 a.m. 9:00−10:00 a.m. Shuttle from AU Hotel and GameDay Center to Mises Institute. Coffee, juice, and doughnuts F.A. Hayek Memorial Lecture (Wolfe lecture Hall) William Butos (Trinity College) Hayekian Social Orders and Institutions
Ludwig von Mises Institute, 518 West Magnolia Avenue, Auburn, Alabama 36832 phone 334.321.2100 • Mises.org • firstname.lastname@example.org
Explorations in Macroeconomics and Finance (Wolfe lecture Hall)
• Chair: TiMoThy TErrEll (Wofford College) • Did Increased Required Reserves Prolong the Great Depression? JEFFrEy hErBEnEr and shaWn riTEnour (Grove City College) • The Central Fallacy of Keynesian Economics. roBErT F. Mulligan (Western Carolina University) • Futures, Prices and Production. XaviEr MEra (University of Angers) • International Financial Reporting Standards: It’s About Sovereignty. WarrEn d. MillEr (Beckmill Research) II. Economic Policy (condon lecture Hall)
• Chair: ThoMas J. dilorEnzo (Loyola University Maryland) • No Policy, Just Rents: An Insider’s Perspective on US Agricultural Subsidies. TylEr WaTTs (Ball State University) and and lEs WaTTs (Eads, Colorado) • Homer vs. Prohibition. Mark ThornTon (Mises Institute) • The Best Arguments for Trade Protection—and Why They Are Wrong. Mark Brandly (Ferris State University) • The Implications of Subjectivism for Economic Policy. Marian EaBrasu (Champagne School of Management)
11:45 a.m. −1:00 p.m. 1:00−2:30 p.m.
Lunch on your own (boxed lunch for sale outside back) S5 S6 I. Business Cycle Theory I (Wolfe lecture Hall) • Chair: WilliaM BuTos (Trinity College) • Hayek’s Relevance for 21st-Century Boom-Bust and Recession-Recovery. John CoChran (Metropolitan State College of Denver) • A Reformulation of Austrian Business Cycle Theory in Light of the Financial Crisis. JosEPh T. salErno (Pace University and Mises Institute) • The Liquidation Phase: A Corporate View. Paul CWik (Mount Olive College) and harry vErysEr, Jr. (University of Detroit, Mercy) • A Neoclassical Argument for the Austrian Business Cycle. Paul a. ClEvEland (Birmingham-Southern College) II. • • • • I. S8 Law and Property (condon lecture Hall) Chair: PEr Bylund (University of Missouri) Structure of Production of Free Market Adjudication. gil guillory (Houston, TX) Erratic Enforcement: A Survey of Asset Forfeiture Practices in Missouri. John PaynE (The Show-Me Institute) Surface Water Allocation in Alberta: Lesson from the Economic Calculation Debate. danny g. lEroy (University of Lethbridge) Studies in Intellectual History (Wolfe lecture Hall)
• Chair: JosEPh T. salErno (Pace University and Mises Institute) • Robbins vs. Harrod: The War Over Epistemology, 1938. gary norTh (GaryNorth.com) • Can Conservatives be Libertarians? Can Libertarians be Conservatives? gErard CasEy (University College Dublin) • Frank H. Knight: The Forgotten Austrian. PETEr g. klEin (University of Missouri) II. • • • • • I. Property, Institutions, and Growth (condon lecture Hall) Chair: Mark ThornTon (Mises Institute) Is Harm of a Reciprocal Nature? The Outcome-oriented Equilibrium Thought Behind the Coasian Thesis. Mo zhihong (Beijing University of Technology) Moving Toward a Private Transportation System. TraCy MillEr (Grove City College) Public Property? lloyd P. gErson (University of Toronto) How Ludwig von Mises Dispels Current Myths About Capitalism. andrius valEviCius (University of Sherbrooke) Business Cycle Theory II (Wolfe lecture Hall)
• Chair: PhiliPP Bagus (University Rey Juan Carlos) • The Monetary Contraction of 2008/09: Assessing UK Money Supply Measures in Light of the Financial Crisis. anThony J. EvanTs (ESCP-EAP) and ToBy BaXEndalE (UK) • Risk and Recovery. roBErT C.B. MillEr (Former Senior Fellow, Institute of Economic Affairs) • The Phillips Curve as an Artifact of Austrian Business Cycle Theory. roBErT F. Mulligan (Western Carolina University) • On the Structure of Production. Jörg guido hülsMann (University of Angers) Spontaneous Order (condon lecture Hall)
S10 II. • • •
Chair: rodEriCk T. long (Auburn University) Women and the Invisible Fist: How Violence Against Women Enforces the Unwritten Law of Patriarchy. CharlEs Johnson (Molinari Institute) Invisible Hands and Incantations: The Mystification of State Power. rodEriCk T. long (Auburn University) • Commentators: nina BrEWEr-davis (Auburn University), rEshEF agaM-sEgal (Auburn University) 2
6:00–7:00 p.m. 7:00–8:00 p.m.
Buffet Dinner at the Institute Shuttle from Mises Institute to AU Hotel and GameDay Center every 15 minutes.
SATURDAY, March 12
9:00 and 9:15 a.m. 9:30−11:00 a.m. Shuttle from AU Hotel and GameDay Center to Mises Institute. Coffee, juice, and doughnuts. S11 I. History of Thought (Wolfe lecture Hall) • Chair: JEFFrEy hErBEnEr (Grove City College) • Turning the World Upside Down: Cantillon and the Meaning of Entrepreneurship. Mark ThornTon (Mises Institute) and ChrisToPhEr BroWn (Swinburne University) • Money Proper and Money Substitutes in Mises’s Thought. Malavika nair (Suffolk University) • Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar and Indian Economic Thought. ChandrasEkaran Balakrishnan (Government of India) • Rothbard vs. Leo Strauss and Hayek. roBErTa Modugno (Roma TRE) Panel on Secession and Disunity (condon lecture Hall)
S12 II. 11:15 a.m.−12:15 p.m. 12:15−1:30 p.m. 1:30−3:00 p.m.
• Chair: MikE ChurCh (Sirius/XM Radio) • The Founding Fathers of Constitutional Subversion. ThoMas dilorEnzo (Loyola University Maryland) • State’s Rights vs. National Wrongs: The Tenth Amendment Awakening. Marshall dErosa (Florida Atlantic University) • Size, Scale, and American Republicanism. donald livingsTon (Emory University) • Unbreakable Union. yuri MalTsEv (Carthage College)
Henry Hazlitt Memorial Lecture (Wolfe lecture Hall) David Stockman (Former Budget Director) The Forgotten Cause of Sound Money Lunch on your own (boxed lunch for sale outside back) S13 I. • • • • • S14 II. • • • • • New Developments from the “Missouri School” (Wolfe lecture Hall) Chair: PETEr g. klEin (University of Missouri) The Firm and Strategic Factor Markets: the Role of the Firm in the Creation of Factor Markets. PEr l. Bylund (University of Missouri) Judicial Decision-Making: An Austrian Perspective. ChrisToPhEr M. holBrook (University of Missouri) The Emergence and Limits of the Firm: An Entrepreneurial Approach. Jong Chul Won (University of Missouri) Monetary Disequilibrium Theory and Business Cycles: An Austrian Critique. kEnnETh a. zahringEr (University of Missouri) Historical Perspectives on Liberty and Tyranny (condon lecture Hall) Chair: ToM Woods (Mises Institute) The Revolt of the Comuneros: A Revisionist Perspective. PETEr C. EarlE (FINAGEM, LLC) Barbed Wire Security and the Heart of the Modern State: The Origins of Mass Internment, 1895–1933. hunT ToolEy (Austin College) A Nietzschean Critique of the State. MaTThEW allEn MillEr (Florida State University) Iraq, Afghanistan, War and Money: A Look at Two Presidencies. anThony grEgory (The Independent Institute) Ethics, Law, and the Firm (Wolfe lecture Hall) Chair: MaTThEW MCCaFFrEy (University of Angers) The Vanishing Trial: A Hayekian Perspective. gEorgE J. WEndT (Tulane University) New Testament Theology of the State. norMan horn (University of Texas, Austin) Is Libertarianism Compatible with Religion? laurEnCE M. vanCE (Francis Wayland Institute) The Firm as Extra-Market Specialization. PEr l. Bylund (University of Missouri) Socialism, Racism, and Method (condon lecture Hall) Chair: rodEriCk T. long (Auburn University) Socialist Roots of Affirmative Action. andrEi znaMEnski (Alabama State University) The Master Race: Racialist Legacies of Progressivism. WilliaM andErson (Frostburg State University) The Rhetoric of Economics. gusTavo E. MorlEs (University of Phoenix) Whether Mises’s Use of a priori is Kantian or Aristotelian. WarrEn orBaugh (Universidad Francisco Marroquin)
S15 I. • • • • •
S16 II. • • • • • 5:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 6:15 p.m. 7:15–8:00 p.m.
Lou Church Memorial Lecture in Religion and Economics (Wolfe lecture Hall) Mustafa Akyol (Turkish Daily News) The Commercial Heritage and Contribution of Islam Awarding of the Lawrence Fertig Prize and closing remarks: douglas FrEnCh (Mises Institute) Buffet Dinner at the Institute Shuttle from Mises Institute to AU Hotel and GameDay Center every 15 minutes. 3
Coming Events at the Mises Institute
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. HIGH-SCHOOL SEMINAR IN CHICAGO April 8 • Union League Club of Chicago • Sponsored by Jeremy S. Davis THE MISES CIRCLE IN CHICAGO April 9 • Union League Club of Chicago • Sponsored by Dr. Don Stacy HIGH-SCHOOL SEMINAR IN AUBURN April 29 • Mises Institute THE MISES CIRCLE IN INDIANAPOLIS May 14 • Indianapolis, Indiana • Sponsored by Weaver Popcorn Company HIGH-SCHOOL SEMINAR IN AUBURN June 10 • Mises Institute • Sponsored by Jeremy S. Davis ROTHBARD GRADUATE SEMINAR June 12–17 • Mises Institute • Sponsored by Alice J. Lillie THE MISES CIRCLE IN LAS VEGAS July 14–16 • Las Vegas, Nevada MISES UNIVERSITY July 24–30 • Mises Institute ANNUAL SUPPORTERS SUMMIT September 19–23 • Vienna, Austria THE MISES CIRCLE AT FURMAN UNIVERSITY October 22 • Greenville, South Carolina • Co-sponsored by Conservative Students for a Better Tomorrow THE MISES CIRCLE IN NEW ORLEANS November 5 • New Orleans, Louisiana HIGH-SCHOOL SEMINAR IN AUBURN November 18 • Mises Institute • Sponsored by Jeremy S. Davis
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Directions from Auburn University Hotel to Mises Institute
• From front of hotel, turn right onto College Street and left at second light onto Magnolia Avenue. • Go one-half mile, past McDonald’s, Chick-fil-A, and Arby’s. • Turn right at the traffic light at the intersection of Magnolia and Donahue Drive. • Turn left onto Genelda Avenue (one-way street with no traffic light, just past Game Day Center). Follow Genelda until it turns left and becomes Ann Street. • Go past Terrace Garden Apartments and the Mises Institute parking lot is on the left.
Mises Institute—334.321.2100 AU Hotel—334.821.8200 Pat Barnett cell — 334.332.5844 Express-85 Airport Shuttle Service—334.887.8595 (24-hour advance reservations required) Tiger Taxi— 334.444.4444
The Mises Institute bookstore will be open from 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Leave books to be autographed at the
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