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David Cowan is communications adviser, author and a visiting scholar at Boston College. His book, Frank H. Knight: Prophet of Freedom, is published 23rd March 2016 by Palgrave Macmillan, as part of the Great Thinkers in Economic series. Dr. Cowan has 30 years experience as a financial journalist and communications advisor to global corporations, working for various organizations in Europe, North America and the Middle East, including the World Bank in Washington DC and Clearstream International in finance, the steel company ArcelorMittal, and petrochemicals company SABIC. He is author of Economic Parables: The Monetary Teachings of Jesus Christ (IVP, 2nd edition 2009) and Strategic Internal Communication: How to Build Employee Engagement and Performance (Kogan Page, 2014) to be in a second edition next year. He has written for many publications including the Journal of Theological Studies. Dr. Cowan studied theology in Britain at the universities of Glasgow, Oxford, and St Andrews, where he earned his PhD jointly in the schools of Divinity and International Relations.

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Economic Indulgences: Old and New Debates on Welfare and Freedom

InterventionismPhilosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange

09/09/2016Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
I fear we will make little progress politically or economically if the attachment to emotionalism does not change in favor of economic realism.
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Frank H. Knight: Prophet of Freedom


David Cowan discusses his recent book, Frank H. Knight: Prophet of Freedom.
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