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  • Endogenous Amenities and Cities
    • Research Symposium and Journal of Regional Science Special Issue
    • Apr 26-28, 2018 in the Turnbull Conference Center at FSU
    • Co-hosted with the FSU Real Estate Center

    Past Events

    Spring 2018

    • Is Bitcoin A Bubble?
      • William Luther, Assistant Professor of Economics at Kenyon University
      • Mar 08, 2018 at 7:00pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University
    • Do Nuclear Weapons Promote Peace?
      • Keegan Connally, Policy Analyst at the Government Accountability Institute
      • Feb 01, 2018 at 7:00pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University
    • Social Enterprise Pitch Night
      • Val Rodriguez, DMC Social Entrepreneurship Manager
      • Jan 31, 2018 at 7:00pm in the Main Hall of Bellamy Building First Floor
      • Hosted through the DMC Social Entrepreneurship Program

    Fall 2017

    • An Introduction to Civil Asset Forfeiture
      • Giovanna Da Silva, DMC Blog Content Editor
      • Nov 16, 2017 at 7:00pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University
    • Basic Time Series Methods for Forecasting
      • Paul Beaumont, Associate Professor of Economics at Florida State University
      • Nov 14, 2017 at 3:00pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Part of the DMC Public Policy Workshop Series
    • Using Statistical Software to Perform Empirical Analysis
      • Anastasia Semykina, Associate Professor of Economics at Florida State University
      • Nov 10, 2017 at 1:00pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Part of the DMC Public Policy Workshop Series
    • Seminar: Does An Open-Borders Immigration Policy Makes Sense for the U.S.?
      • Fabio Rojas, Professor of Sociology at Indiana University - Bloomington
      • Patrick Mason, Associate Professor of Economics at Florida State University
      • Deana Rohlinger, Associate Professor of Sociology at Florida State University
      • Tim Chapin, Dean of the College of Social Science and Public Policy at FSU
      • Samuel Staley, Director of the DeVoe L. Moore Center at FSU
      • Nov 02, 2017 at 7:00pm in HCB Room 102
      • Co-hosted with the Institute for Humane Studies
    • Communicating Effectively With Charts and Graphs
      • Martha Evans, Adjunct Professor of Business at Florida State University
      • Oct 25, 2017 at 3:00pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Part of the DMC Public Policy Workshop Series
    • Consumer Protection and Other Economic Fallacies
      • Joseph Calhoun, Associate Professor of Economics at Florida State University
      • Sep 20, 2017 at 6:00pm in Bellamy Building Room 180
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University

    Spring 2017

    • Who Cares? The Film
      • Val Rodriguez, DMC Social Entrepreneurship Manager
      • Apr 26, 2017 at 6:15pm in Bellamy Building Room 180
      • Hosted through the DMC Social Entrepreneurship Program
    • The Economics of the War On Drugs
      • Randall Holcombe, Associate Professor of Economics at Florida State University
      • Apr 20, 2017 at 7:00pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University
    • Seminar: Can Markets Provide Liberty, Justice, and Kidneys?
      • John Hasnas, Professor of Law at Georgetown University
      • James Stacey Taylor, Associate Professor of Philosophy at College of New Jersey
      • Brandon Turner, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Clemson University
      • Apr 14, 2017 at 4:30pm in Bellamy Building Room 180
      • Co-hosted with the Institute for Humane Studies
    • U.S. Democratization in the Middle East
      • Christopher Coyne, Associate Professor of Economics at George Mason University
      • Apr 13, 2017 at 7:00pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University
    • Florida Criminal Justice Forum
      • Deborrah Brodsky, Director of Project On Accountable Justice at FSU
      • Mar 03, 2017 at 8:30am in the Florida State Conference Center
      • Co-hosted with the FSU Project On Accountable Justice
    • Tuskeegee and the Health of Black Men
      • Marianne Wanamaker, Professor of Economics at the University of Tennessee
      • Feb 10, 2017 at 3:30pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Co-hosted with the Institute for Humane Studies
      • Part of the Hilton Lecture Series
    • The Economic Case for Immigration
      • Don Boudreaux, Professor of Economics at George Mason University
      • Feb 09, 2017 at 7:00pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University

    Fall 2016

    • Redeye Coffee's Social Entrepreneurship Expo
      • Mark McNees, Director of Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation at FSU
      • Dec 06, 2016 at 7:00pm in the Mail Hall of Bellamy Building First Floor
      • Hosted through the DMC Social Entrepreneurship Program
    • Generation Start-Up Film Screening
      • Val Rodriguez, DMC Social Entrepreneurship Manager
      • Nov 17, 2016 at 7:00pm in Bellamy Building Room 180
      • Hosted through the DMC Social Entrepreneurship Program
    • Conference: Coercion and the Helping Professions
      • Michael Huemer, Professor of Philosophy at University of Colorado - Boulder
      • Bruce Alexander, Professor of Economics at Simon Frasier University
      • Thomas Blomberg, Professor of Criminology at Florida State University
      • Gary Melton, Director of Community Development at the Kempe Center
      • Gavin Davidson, Professor of Social Work at Queen's University, Belfast, Ireland
      • Nov 09, 2017 at 8:00am in the Trumbull Conference Center Second Floor
      • Co-hosted with the Institute for Humane Studies
    • An Evening With John Crossman
      • John Crossman, CEO of Crossman and Company
      • Oct 13, 2016 at 7:00pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Co-hosted with the James Madison Institute

    Spring 2016

    • The Economics of Why Nations Jail
      • Daniel D'Amico, Professor of Economics at Brown University
      • Apr 21, 2016 at 7:00pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University
    • Advanced Time-Series Methods
      • Paul Beaumont, Associate Professor of Economics at Florida State University
      • Apr 06, 2016 at 5:30pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Part of the DMC Public Policy Workshop Series
    • The Central Limit Theorem
      • Hugo Montesinos, Economics Graduate Assistant at Florida State University
      • Mar 23, 2016 at 5:30pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Part of the DMC Public Policy Workshop Series
    • Flaws and Fallacies in Empirical Thinking
      • Hugo Montesinos, Economics Graduate Assistant at Florida State University
      • Feb 24, 2016 at 5:30pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Ceter Conference Room
      • Part of the DMC Public Policy Workshop Series
    • Conference: Income Inequality - Boogyman or Menace
      • Abby Hall Blanco, Assistant Professor of Economics at University of Tampa
      • Shawn Kantor, Associate Professor of Economics at Florida State University
      • Mark LeBar, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Florida State University
      • Larry Polivka, Executive Director of the Claude Pepper Foundation
      • Jeff Proctor, CEO of Positive Sum Games, economist, design strategist
      • Katie Sherron, Associate Professor of Economics at Florida State University
      • Feb 13, 2016 at 10:00am in HCB Room 101
      • Co-hosted with the Foundation for Economic Education
    • Spacial Econometrics
      • Christopher Clapp, Assistant Professor of Economics at Florida State University
      • Feb 10, 2016 at 5:30pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Part of the DMC Public Policy Workshop Series
    • U.S. Military Expenditures and Drones
      • Benjamin Friedman, research fellow at the Cato Institute
      • Jan 14, 2016 at 7:00pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University

    Fall 2015

    • Special Topic From the Journal of Economics
      • Paul Beaumont, Associate Professor of Economics at Florida State University
      • Nov 12, 2015 at 5:30pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Part of the DMC Public Policy Workshop Series
    • Policy Writing Workshop
      • Kevin Gomez, Outreach Coordinator at the DeVoe L. Moore Center
      • Oct 30, 2015 at 11:30am in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • DMC Intern Training Workshop for the Policy Analysis Research Group
    • Methodology: The Basics
      • Christopher Clapp, Assistant Professor of Economics at Florida State University
      • Oct 29, 2015 at 5:30pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Part of the DMC Public Policy Workshop Series
    • Common Problems With Induction
      • Kevin Willardson, Economics Graduate Assistant at Florida State University
      • Oct 14, 2015 at 5:30pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Part of the DMC Public Policy Workshop Series
    • Using Statistical Software to Perform Empirical Analysis
      • Anastasia Semykina, Associate Professor of Economics at Florida State University
      • Sep 30, 2015 at 5:30pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Part of the DMC Public Policy Workshop Series
    • Data Management and Gathering
      • Martha Evans, Adjunct Professor of Business at Florida State University
      • Sep 16, 2015 at 5:30pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Part of the DMC Public Policy Workshop Series

    Spring 2015

    • Economics of Mass Incarceration and the Prison State
      • Daniel D'Amico, Professor of Economics at Brown University
      • Apr 09, 2015 at 7:00pm in DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University
    • Conference: How the Sharing Economy Is Changing the World
      • Katie Dawson, Event Organizer, President of Economics Club at FSU
      • Feb 28, 2015 at 12:00pm in HCB Room 101
      • Co-hosted with the Foundation for Economic Education
    • Spacial Econometrics
      • Kevin Willardson, Economics Graduate Assistant at Florida State University
      • Feb 10, 2015 at 5:30pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Part of the DMC Public Policy Workshop Series
    • The Pathology of Privilege: Economic and Social Consequences
      • Matt Mitchell, Professor of Economics at George Mason University
      • Jan 29, 2015 at 5:00pm in Bellamy Building Room 180
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University

    Fall 2014

    • Civil Rights and the Role of Business
      • David Jackson, Associate Professor of History at Florida A&M University
      • Oct 29, 2014 at 7:00pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Co-hosted with African American Studies Program and Jim Moran Inst.
    • The Economics of Charity versus Government Welfare
      • Matthew Kelly, Policy Analyst at the DeVoe L. Moore Center
      • Sep 25, 2014 at 7:00pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University

    Spring 2014

    • Conference: Creative Teaching Ideas For Your Basic Economics Course
      • Mary Suiter, Assistant VP at the Economic Reserve Bank of St. Louis
      • Mark Schug, Professor of Economics at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
      • Ninos Malek, Professor of Economics at San Jose State University
      • Scott Barton, Senior Director of Marketing and Communications at IHS
      • Feb 07, 2014 at 9:00am in the Augustus Turnbull Conference Center
      • Co-hosted with Stavros Center and Institute for Humane Studies
    • The Economics of Political Extortion
      • Peter Schweizer, President of the Government Accountability Institute
      • Jan 17, 2014 at 7:00pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University
    • The Failure of the Market Failure Argument
      • John Hasnas, Professor of Business at George Mason University
      • Jan 09, 2014 at 7:00pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University

    Fall 2013

    • Immigration Panel: The American Dream vs. The American Dilemma
      • Mark Krikorian, Director of the Center for Immigration Studies
      • Alex Nowrasteh, Policy Analyst at the Cato Institute
      • Daniel Garza, President of the LIBRE Initiative
      • Mario Villareal-Diaz, Professor of Philosophy at Arizona State
      • Nov 12, 2013 at 7:00pm in Bellamy Building Room 180
      • Co-hosted with the Institute for Humane Studies
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University
      • Sponsored by the Arthur N. Rupe Foundation
    • Investing in Humanity and the Environment
      • Holly Fretwell, Professor of Economics at Montana State University
      • Nov 07, 2013 at 7:00pm in Bellamy Building Room 023
      • Co-hosted with the Institute for Humane Studies
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University
    • Immigration Restrictions: A Solution In Search of a Problem
      • Bryan Caplan, Professor of Economics at George Mason University
      • Oct 23, 2013 at 7:00pm in the DeVoe L. Moore Center Conference Room
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University

    Spring 2013

    • Launching the Innovation Rennaissance
      • Alex Tabarrok, Professor of Economics at George Mason University
      • Apr 11, 2013 at 6:00pm in Bellamy Building Room 180
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University
    • The Bourgeois Deal: Why Some Countries Are Rich and Others Are Poor
      • Art Caden, Associate Professor of Economics at Samford University
      • Mar 28, 2013 at 6:00pm in Bellamy Building Room 180
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University
    • Sweatshops and Economic Growth
      • Benjamin Powell, Professor of Economics at Texas Tech University
      • Mar 07, 2013 at 6:00pm in Bellamy Building Room 180
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University
    • A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Immigration
      • Scott Beaulier, Professor of Business at North Dakota State University
      • Feb 28, 2013 at 6:00pm in Bellamy Building Room 180
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University
    • Funding the Prison Industrial Complex
      • Daniel D'Amico, Professor of Economics at Brown University
      • Feb 07, 2013 at 6:00pm in Bellamy Building Room 180
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University

    Fall 2012

    • Economics of the American Prison State
      • Daniel D'Amico, Professor of Economics at Brown University
      • Nov 29, 2012 at 6:00pm in Bellamy Building Room 180
      • Co-hosted with student organizations at Florida State University
    • Austrian Economics
      • Samuel Staley, Professor of Economics at Florida State University
      • Oct 16, 2012 at 4:30pm at 501 E. Tennessee St. Suite C
      • Co-hosted with the LCLEC

    Events pre-2008

    2006-2007 Academic Year

    • John Stossel Co–Anchor of ABC’s 20/20 “Myths, Lies and Stupidity”
    • Harry Lerner President of Maxcy Development Group, Tampa, FL

    2005-2006 Academic Year

    • Sam Staley Director of Urban Futures Program, Reason Public Policy Institute “Reducing Congestion and Increasing Mobility: The Road More Traveled”
    • Casey Dawkins Assistant Professor of Urban Affairs and Planning, Virginia Polytechnic Institute “Urban Sprawl and the Transition to First–Time Homeownership”

    2004-2005 Academic Year

    • Joel Embry Representative of Welaunee in Tallahassee, FL “Privatizing Public Policy”
    • Craig Volden Professor of Political Science, Ohio State University “Policy Diffusion from Cities to States: Anti–Smoking Laws in the U.S.”

    2003-2004 Academic Year

    • Daniel McMillen Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Urban Real Estate, University of Illinois at Chicago “The Endogeneity of Zoning and Other Land Use Controls”
    • Christopher Bollinger Professor of Economics, University of Kentucky “An Introduction to Spatial Econometrics” Edgar Olsen Professor of Economics, University of Virginia “Economics of Housing Assistance for the Poor”
    • William Niskanen Chairman, Cato Institute “After Enron: The Major Lessons for Public Policy” Brady Baybeck Professor of Political Science, University of Missouri—St. Louis “Urban Politics and Policy”

    2002-2003 Academic Year

    • Richard L. Engstrom Professor of Africana Studies, University of New Orleans “Effects of Electoral Structures on Public Policies in U.S. Cities”
    • Richard Winters Professor of Government, Dartmouth College “Variability in Charitable Giving Across the U.S. States”
    • Arthur C. Nelson Professor of Urban Affairs and Planning and Director of Graduate Studies, Virginia Polytechnic Institute “Regulatory Models and Their Land Use Implications”

    2001-2002 Academic Year

    • Michael Berkman Professor of Political Science, Pennsylvania State University “School Choice?”
    • Genevieve Giuliano Director of METRANS Transportation Center, University of Southern California “Land Use and Travel Revisited: The U.S. and Great Britain”
    • Peter Vander Hoek Professor of Economics, Erasmus University, The Netherlands “Taxation in the European Union”
    • Michael Mintrom Associate Professor of Political Science, Michigan State University “Educational Entrepreneurship and Charter Schools”
    • Robert Stein Dean and Professor of Political Science, Rice University “Neighborhood Politics and Local Government”
    • Douglass North Nobel Laureate and Professor of Economics, Washington University “What We Know and Don’t Know About Economic Development”

    2000-2001 Academic Year

    • Mark Schneider Professor of Political Science, SUNY Stony Brook “Information and the Market for School Choice”
    • Michael McDonald Professor of Political Science, SUNY Binghamton “Understanding Taxpayer Complaints: Self–Interest or Government Mistake?”

    1999-2000 Academic Year

    • James Buchanan Nobel Laureate and Professor of Economics, George Mason University