THURSDAY March 13
40th Anniversary Symposium in Honor of Murray N. Rothbard's Man, Economy, and State.
- 9:00am Peter Boettke: Rothbard on Socialism in the US and in the Soviet Union
- 9:30am Laurent Carnis: Rothbard on the Economics of Crime
- 10:00am David Gordon: Mises's Criticisms of Rothbard on Natural Law
- 10:30am Break
- 11:00am Alexandre Padilla: Rothbard on Agency Problems
- 11:30am Joseph Salerno: Rothbard on Money
1:00-2:45pm FORUM New books.
- Man, Economy, and State/Power and Market: The Scholars Edition (Auburn: Mises Institute, 2003) by Murray N. Rothbard, with introduction by Joseph Stromberg
- Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles (Auburn: Mises Institute, 2003) by Jesus Huerta de Soto. Presentation by Nikolay Gertchev
- Epistemological Problems of Economics (Auburn: Mises Institute, 2003) by Ludwig von Mises, with an introduction by Jorg Guido Hulsmann
- In Defense of Logic by Steven Yates (currently under consideration)
- The Western Front: Battleground and Home Front in the First World War (Palgrave/Macmillan. 2002) by Hunt Tooley
- Optimal Monetary Policy. Chairman: Guido Hülsmann.
- "The Optimal Quantity of Money" Guido Hülsmann (Mises Institute)
- "Optimal Monetary Policy: A New Keynesian Perspective" Guido Zimmermann (DekaBank, Frankfurt)
- "Let's Replace the Fed with Competitive Money" George Trivoli (Jacksonville State University)
- "Comment" Jeffrey Herbener (Grove City College)
- "Comment" Joseph Salerno (Pace University)
- Sociology and History: Chairman: William P. Anderson.
- "Mary Wollstonecraft's Late Critique of the French Revolution: Against Fatal Presumption" Roberta Modugno (University of Roma 3)
- "Property Rights and Time Preference" by Robert Mulligan (Western Carolina University College of Business)
- "The Theory of Adolescence and the Rise of State Interventionism in Late Nineteenth Century America" David Alan Black (Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary)
- "The Human Causes of the Black Death" Frank Williams (Reinhardt College)
5:00-6:00 The Henry Hazlitt Memorial Lecture: Gene Callahan (Economics for Real People): "The Road to Liberty"
FRIDAY March 14
- The Structure of Government. Chairman: Natalie Janson.
- "Federalism and Economic Freedom" Thomas DiLorenzo (Loyola College)
- "Financial Privacy and Individual Liberty" David R. Burton (Argus Group)
- "Democratization or Liberty" Adam Lowther (University of Alabama)
- "Property and Liberty: the Foundation of Edmund Burke's Political Economy. Joseph Pappin III (University of South Carolina)
- Austrian Economics, Marketing, and Resource-Advantage Theory. Chairman: Walter Block.
- "Competition as a Process and Antitrust Policy" Dennis Arnett (Texas Tech University )
- Jerry Goolsby (Loyola University)
- Stuart Wood (Loyola University)
- Walter Block (Loyola University)
- Tony Deden (Sage Capital)
- Sean Corrigan (Capital Insight)
- Jeff Scott (Wells Fargo)
- Antony Mueller (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany)
- Cycles, Panics, and Crashes. Chairman: Jeff Scott.
- The War Economy. Chairman: Peter Klein.
- Austrians in Academia. Chairman: Mark Thornton.
- "The Market for Academic Research" Mark Thornton (Mises Institute)
- "An Austrian View of the Circular Flow Model Incorporating the Entrepreneur" Barry Simpson (Auburn University) and Scott Kjar (Central Georgia College)
- "Richard T. Ely and the Historical School: The Takeover of a Profession" Gary M. Pecquet (Loyola University, New Orleans)
- American History. Chairman: Thomas DiLorenzo.
- Economics and Philosophy: Andre Andrade. Meeting Room C
- "Hoppeing Onto New Ground: A Rothbardian Proposal for Thomistic Natural Law as the Basis for Hoppe's Praxeological Defense of Private Property" Jude Chua Soon Meng (National University of Singapore)
- "What Austrian Scholars Should Know About Logic (And Why)." Steven Yates (Mises Institute)
- "R.G. Collingwood: Historicist or Praxeologist?" Roderick T. Long (Auburn University) .
- Rothbardian Ethics: An Exposition" Andre Andrade (Atlas Foundation and CAPES)
- "Money: Capital Good, Consumers' Good, or (Media of) Exchange Good?" William Barnett (Loyola University, New Orleans). Commentator: Stuart Wood
- "Terrorism, Environmentalism, Oil, and Economics" Mike Saliba (Loyola University, New Orleans). Commentator: Kirsten Daniel, Jim Viator
- "TBA" Kirsten Daniel (Loyola University, New Orleans). Commentator: Jerry Dauterive
- Austrian Economics at Loyola, Part I. Chairman: Walter Block.
7:45pm Piano Concert (Barbara Acker-Mills: Bach's Prelude and fugue in Bb major; Bach's Prelude and fugue in F major; Haydn's Sonata in C major; Chopin's Ballade in G minor; Chopin's Scherzo in B flat minor; Prokoviev's Sonata in A minor) followed by Mises-Kreis Lieder
SATURDAY March 15
8:30-9:15am: Lou Church Memorial Lecture in Religion and Economics: Timothy Terrell (Wofford College) : "What the Evangelical Environmentalists Don't Consider about Economics"
- Transition Economics. Chairman: Paul Cwik.
- "The Importance of Self-Governance for Transition Economies." Peter J. Boettke (George Mason University) and Edward Stringham (San Jose State University)
- "An Austrian Economics Perspective of the Privatization of the Steel Industry in Post-Communist Romania" Peter Calcagno (Wingate University) and Marius Dan (Wingate University)
- "Trading Off State Patronage for Free Markets: African Perspectives on Economic Transition" Kalonga Stambuli (Surrey Institute, UK)
- "An Austrian Theory of Economic Transitions" Yuri N. Maltsev (Carthage College)
- Austrian Economics at Loyola Part 2. Chairman: Walter Block.
- "Heterogeneous Expectations and Security Price Distributions." Stuart Wood (Loyola University, New Orleans) Commentator: William Barnett
- "Role for Government?" by Nick Capaldi (Loyola University, New Orleans). Commentator: Mike Saliba
- "The Fall and Rise of the Iron Law of Wages" Walter Block and Jerry Dauterive (Loyola University, New Orleans). Commentator: Nick Capaldi
- "Murray Rothbard, the Cold War, and the 'Paleo' Antiwar Movement: A Brief Intellectual History" Ryan McMaken ( University of Colorado, Denver)
- "The Use and Abuse of the Just War Tradition: American Conservative Thought: 1950-2002" Joseph Stromberg (Mises Institute)
- Commentator: Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. (Mises Institute)
- The Ideology of War. Chairman: Hunt Tooley.
11:15-12:15am F.A. Hayek Memorial Lecture: Sudha Shenoy (The University of Newcastle) : "An Auxiliary for Historians: The Contribution of the Older Austrians"
- Recent Financial History. Chairman: Sean Corrigan.
- Austrian Business Economics. Chairman: Alexander Padilla.
- "Profit Maximizing Versus Revenue Maximizing Firms? Only Time Will Tell" William Anderson (Frostburg State University)
- "The Praxeological Foundations of the Employment Compact" Patrick Gunning (Feng Chia University)
- "The Development of Electronic Money: Toward the Emergence of Free Banking?" Nathalie Janson, (ESC Rouen, France)
- "State Economic Development Planning: An Austrian Critique and Case Study" Benjamin Powell (George Mason University)
- "On the Practice of International Trade," John Robert Subrick (George Mason University)
Reception and Dinner: Barbecue, with music provided by Fred Lord (violin and fiddle), Cathy Love (piano concertina), and Scott Hanson (Double Bass).