March 19, 2023

Faculty Workshop -Garett Jones

Garett Jones (George Mason University) will present a paper in progress titled “Migration as a Culture Transplant: Neoclassical and Institutional Channels.” A second article by Jones is titled “Omitting the […]

February 28, 2023

Faculty Workshop – Jessica Flanigan

Dr. Jessica Flanigan (University of Richmond) will present a work-in-progress titled “Rethinking Chronic Pain.” The abstract is as follows: At least 20% of adults suffer from chronic pain. Pain reprocessing […]

October 31, 2022

Workshop on Teaching Professional Business Ethics

The Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics welcomes applications from those who wish to attend our spring 2023 workshop, “Teaching Professional Ethics through Experiential Learning: The Georgetown Approach,” to […]

October 11, 2022 • Daily NOUS

Free Business Ethics Course Materials

By Justin Weinberg A team of scholars at Georgetown University have developed a set of open-access resources for teaching and learning business ethics. The package of materials, “Business Ethics in […]

September 12, 2022 • American Institute for Economic Research

The Venture Capitalist Approach to Being an Academic

Traditional capitalist investors seek steady returns on investments with little risk of failure. Venture capitalists, however, invest in an array of risky but potentially high-return projects. Similarly, traditional academics seek […]

August 18, 2022

Faculty Workshop – Robert Adler

This paper explore the various iterations of the classic runaway trolley problem of whether to take an action that results in one innocent person's death in ord

August 8, 2022

Workshop on “Common Law Liberalism”

On November 11, the Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics will hold a manuscript workshop on a draft of John Hasnas’s new book, Common Law Liberalism: A Memoir. […]

August 2, 2022

Faculty Workshop – Gregory Robson

Paper Title: “Objecting to the Profit System: The Demandingness of Systematic Critique.” Hariri Room 310, Lunch will be provided

July 20, 2022 • Inquiry

“A Bayesian Solution to Hallsson’s Puzzle”

Politics is rife with motivated cognition. People do not dispassionately engage with the evidence when they form political beliefs; they interpret it selectively, generating justifications for their desired conclusions and […]

June 15, 2022 • Divided We Fall

The Impact of Voter Turnout on Polarization

Will Increasing Turnout So Everyone Votes Reduce Polarization and Extreme Partisanship? Will Increasing Turnout So Everyone Votes Reduce Polarization and Extreme Partisanship? By Michael Neblo, Jason Brennan, and Whitney Quesenbery. Engaging Constituents is […]

May 4, 2022 • SAGE Publishing

Why not anarchism?

Recent debates over ideal theory have reinvigorated interest in the question of anarchy.

May 2, 2022 • E-International Relations

Interview with E-International Relations

Where do you see the most exciting research/debates happening in your field? Let’s talk specifically about democratic theory. Over on the normative side, that is, the side that is trying […]

April 19, 2022

Workshop on Teaching Professional Ethics

The Workshop will acquaint participants with the techniques we've developed and train them on how to create a highly effective business ethics course.

March 28, 2022 • Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy

Why Paternalists Must Endorse Epistocracy

Recent findings from psychology and behavioral economics suggest that we are “predictably irrational” in the pursuit of our interests.