Boudreaux Named New Economics Chair

Posted: June 5, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Donald Boudreaux, a faculty member in the Economics Department from 1985 through 1990, returns to George Mason as the new chair of the department. He has been president of the Foundation of Economics since 1997. From 1992 to 1997 he was professor of law and economics at Clemson University, and in the spring of 1996 he was a visiting fellow in law and economics at the Cornell Law School.

Boudreaux received his law degree from the University of Virginia and his Ph.D. in economics from Auburn University. He has lectured in both the United States and Europe on a wide variety of topics, including the nature of law, antitrust law and economics, and international trade. He has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, The Freeman, The American Spectator, The Washington Times, The Journal of Commerce, and several scholarly journals such as the Supreme Court Economic Review and Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking.

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