October 14, 2021

Lectures in Economic Sociology - Peter Boettke & Jordan Lofthouse

  • Peter J. Boettke

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

    Associate Program Director, Academic and Student Programs

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On this episode of the Hayek Program Podcast, we continue a series of lectures on topics in economic sociology hosted by Peter Boettke. He is joined in this episode by Jordan Lofthouse as they discuss his research into the institutions of Native American reservations. Lofthouse also explains his academic background in geography and how a paper by James Buchanan ultimately sparked a change in his views on political economy. Additionally, the pair discuss the challenges of doing fieldwork in economics, the explanatory power of fieldwork, and how individuals can effectively communicate their findings in academic contexts.