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

International Political Economy

ECON 304 - Fall 2017

Course Syllabus

Lesson Slides
1 Introduction to IPE
2 Review of Microeconomics
3 Market-Enhancing Institutions: Property Rights and Rule of Law
4 Entrepreneurship: Profit-Seeking and Rent-Seeking
5 Moral Dilemmas of Markets
6 Violence and Order
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: 22 November 2017