Edward Stringham

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Edward Stringham
Born (1975-01-18) January 18, 1975 (age 40)
Field Political economy
School or tradition
Austrian School
Alma mater College of the Holy Cross
Influences Friedrich Hayek
David D. Friedman
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Edward Peter Stringham (born January 18, 1975) is an Austrian School American economist. He is the L.V. Hackley Endowed professor for the Study of Capitalism and Free Enterprise at Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville, North Carolina.


Early life[edit]

He received a B.A. in economics from College of the Holy Cross and his Ph.D. from George Mason University.[1]


He was Associate Professor at San Jose State University from 2002 to 2008, the F.A. Hayek Endowed visiting professor at University of Klagenfurt in 2008, and Shelby Cullom Davis visiting associate professor at Trinity College from 2008 to 2010.[2] He now serves as the L.V. Hackley Endowed professor for the Study of Capitalism and Free Enterprise at Fayetteville State University.

He has been the editor of the Journal of Private Enterprise since 2006.[3] Additionally, he served as the President of the Association of Private Enterprise Education from 2006 to 2007. He has edited Anarchy, State and Public Choice (2006) and Anarchy and the Law: The Political Economy of Choice (2007). He is a member of the Mont Pelerin Society.[4]

In 2005, he won the Templeton Enterprise Award for best article from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute.[5] The article entitled "Mises, Bastiat, Public Opinion and Public Choice" was co-authored with Bryan Caplan and appeared in Review of Political Economy.[6] A year later, in 2006, he published a study together with Bethany Peters titled "No Booze? You May Lose: Why Drinkers Earn More Money Than Nondrinkers" (with the Reason Foundation).[7][8] For this seeming controversial statement he made numerous television appearances.[9] In 2009 and 2010 he published the related "The Catastrophe of What Passes for Alcohol Policy Analysis"[10] and he gave testimony before the Connecticut legislature on alcohol restrictions.[11]


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