am pleased to announce that Carrie Kerekes will be the second speaker of the
2015-2016 Liberty and Economic Freedom Speaker Series. Dr. Kerekes will
present “Free-Market Environmentalism” on Thursday, November 5th at
7:30 PM in Isaacs Auditorium.
Dr. Carrie B. Kerekes is an Associate Professor
of Economics at Florida Gulf Coast University. She received her Ph.D. in
Economics from West Virginia University in 2008. Her research interests
are in the areas of applied microeconomics; public economics; and economic
development, with an emphasis on institutions and private property
rights. Dr. Kerekes has published several articles in refereed journals
including the Journal of Law and Economics, the American Law and
Economics Review, TheAmerican Journal of Economics and Sociology,
the Cato Journal and the Review of Law and Economics. Dr.
Kerekes regularly attends the meetings of the Association of Private Enterprise
Education (APEE) and the Southern Economic Association (SEA). Dr. Kerekes
serves on the Executive Board of APEE and also serves on the Board of the
Freedom and Virtue Institute (FVI). She has participated in seminars
sponsored by the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE), the Institute for
Humane Studies (IHS), Liberty Fund, and the Charles Koch Foundation. Dr.
Kerekes conducted field research on land titling in rural Peru in 2007.
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