April 22, 2020

Peter Boettke and Karen Vaughn on Academic Entrepreneurship

  • Peter J. Boettke

    Director, F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
  • Karen Vaughn

    Emeritus Distinguished Senior Fellow

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On this episode of the Hayek Program Podcast, Peter Boettke interviews Hayek Program Emeritus Distinguished Senior Fellow, Karen Vaughn, on academic entrepreneurship. Dr. Vaughn recounts her role in the early days of George Mason University's Economics Department and the creation of its PhD program in Economics. She also discusses James Buchanan’s move to Mason and the development and evolution of several professional organizations, including the History of Economics Society and the Southern Economic Association.