Curriculum Vitae

I am Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics at Hood College. Previously I taught at Wake Forest University.


I have a Ph.D and M.A. in Economics from George Mason University, and a B.A. in Economics from University of Connecticut. Go Huskies!


My research broadly explores the political economy of public goods, innovation & technological growth, and intellectual property using the tools of new institutional economics, public choice, and market process economics.

Teaching | Research

Contact

safner@hood.edu

Austrian Economics

ECN 272 - Spring 2016

Course Syllabus

Topics
Slides
1 Introduction and Overview Slides
2 Austrians in the History of Economic Thought Slides
3 Methodology Slides
4 Knowledge and Uncertainty Slides
5 Entrepreneurship and Market Process Slides
6 Competition and Monopoly Slides
7 The Price System and the Socialist Calculation Debate Slides
8 Money and Monetary Institutions Slides
9 Firms, Organizations, and Institutions (New Institutional Economics) Slides
10 Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Slides
11 Economic Fluctuations and Austrian Business Cycle Theory Slides
12 Public Choice and Political Economy Slides
13 Political Disequilibrium and Endogenous Political Economy Slides
The slides are in .pdf format, as they are Beamer presentations made with LaTeX. Open these in a PDF viewer in a fullscreen view, and they operate like a familiar powerpoint presentation where you can advance with the arrow keys.

Last Updated: 18 April 2016