Ken Schoolland

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Ken Schoolland
Nationality American
Field Economics, Politics, Culture, Education, Public Policy, International Trade, Asian Affairs
School/tradition Classical Liberal economics
Influences Austrian School, Manchester School

Ken Schoolland is an Associate Professor of Economics at Hawaii Pacific University. He is an economist, academic, author, and political commentator. Schoolland is also a member of the Board of Directors for the International Society for Individual Liberty, and a Sam Walton Fellow for Students in Free Enterprise.

Education[edit]

Career history[edit]

Following his graduate studies at Georgetown University, Schoolland served as an international economist in the U.S. International Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and on assignment to the White House Office of the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations under President Gerald Ford. Schoolland left government for the field of education, teaching business and economics at Sheldon Jackson College in Alaska and then at Hakodate University in Japan. Prior to his current responsibilities, Ken Schoolland was also the Director of the Master of Science in Japanese Business Studies program at Chaminade University of Honolulu and head of the Business and Economics Program at Hawaii Loa College.

In 2008 Ken Schoolland served as the Senior Economics Adviser to Hawaii congressional candidate Daniel Brackins.

Books[edit]

Publications[edit]

  • Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged: A Philosophical and Literary Companion – Edited by: Edward W. Younkins, “Hugh Akston, the role of teaching, and the lessons of Atlas Shrugged,” Chapter 30 by Ken Schoolland and Stuart K. Hayashi, 2007
  • An American Entrepreneur in Asia: The True Story of a Wild and Wildly Successful International Business Freak, By Loy Weston, Edited by Ken Schoolland, 1999–00
  • “The Adventures of Jonathan Gullible: Global Fun With the Dismal Science”, The International Journal of the Book, Common Ground, Australia. 2005 – by Ken Schoolland
  • “Sweeping Global Economics Education By SBH”, Small Business News, Honolulu, HI, April 2007 – by Ken Schoolland
  • “I Volunteer,” Today’s News, Goldwater Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, September 26, 2006 – by Ken Schoolland
  • “Minimum Wage Fraud,” The Boss, September 15, 2005, Kathmandu, Nepal – by Ken Schoolland
  • “¿Los inmigrantes ilegales son unos criminales? ¡No!,” Mi Zona Hispana, September 5–11, 2005, New York, NY – by Ken Schoolland
  • “Minimum Wage Fraud,” Hawaii Reporter, March 13, 2005, Honolulu, Hawaii – by Ken Schoolland
  • “What About Taxpayers’ Freedom of Expression?,” Hawaii Reporter, February 19, 2005, Honolulu, Hawaii – by Ken Schoolland
  • “Free Free Market Books Available for Hawaii’s Classrooms,” Small Business News, January 2005, Honolulu, Hawaii – by Ken Schoolland
  • “For Hawaii’s Classrooms: ‘Free’ Free Market Books,” Hawaii Reporter, January 3, 2005, Honolulu, Hawaii – by Ken Schoolland
  • “Intellectuals of the Austrian School—In China,” Freedom Network News, International Society for Individual Liberty, Benicia, California, Fall 2004 – by Ken Schoolland
  • “Presidential Opposition Arrested: Not in Middle East, But in America,” Hawaii Reporter, October 19, 2004, Honolulu, Hawaii – by Ken Schoolland
  • “Teaching Kids About Their Right to Vote,” Hawaii Parent, October/November 2004, Honolulu, Hawaii – by Ken Schoolland
  • “Illegal Immigrants Are Criminals? Not!,” Hawaii Reporter, September 28, 2004, Honolulu, Hawaii – by Ken Schoolland
  • “An American Entrepreneur in Asia—Introduction,” Hawaii Reporter, May 7, 2004, Honolulu, Hawaii – by Ken Schoolland
  • “Where Have All the Jitney’s Gone: Long Time Passing,” Hawaii Reporter, August 27, 2003, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • “The Adventures of Jonathan Gullible: A Free Market Odyssey,” Codka Soomalida (Somali Voice), serialized in Somali commencing Nov. 6, 2003, Toronto, Canada – by Ken Schoolland
  • “The Adventures of Jonathan Gullible: A Free Market Odyssey,” SEDEM Weekly, April 23–July 1, 2003 (serialized in 10 issues), Sofia, Bulgaria – by Ken Schoolland
  • “The Global Reach of Small Business Hawaii’s Economic Education Program,” Hawaii Reporter, August 5, 2003, Honolulu, Hawaii – by Ken Schoolland
  • “Kodel as uz laisva imigracija,” Veidas, July 3, 2003, Nr. 27, Vilnius, Lithuania – by Ken Schoolland
  • "Time Bomb in the Middle East: A Long Time Ticking," Hawaii Reporter, Jan. 29, 2003, Honolulu, Hawaii – by Ken Schoolland
  • "Exercising the Mind: An open marketplace of ideas is the best mechanism for reaching the truth," Honolulu Star-Bulletin, November 3, 2002, Honolulu, Hawaii – by Ken Schoolland
  • "Kid Strike" Foro Libre, in English/Spanish, Fall 2002, translated by Adela Marín, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico – by Ken Schoolland
  • "Immigration: An Abolitionist Cause," Hawaii Reporter, February 20, 2002, Honolulu, Hawaii – by Ken Schoolland
  • "The Adventures of Jonathan Gullible: A Free Market Odyssey," Hawaii Reporter, serialized in 40 weekly episodes continuously since February 12, 2002 to the present. Honolulu, Hawaii – by Ken Schoolland

Political ambitions[edit]

In 1988 and 1990, Ken Schoolland ran for the office of United States Senator for Hawaii as a Libertarian candidate. In 1988 Schoolland received 8,948 votes, for 2.8% of the vote [1]. In 1990 he received 4,787 votes, for 1.37% of the total vote [2].

In 2008 Schoolland added his name as a signatory to the Academics for Ron Paul petition and website, declaring his support for the 2008 presidential candidate.[2]

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