A Panel Discussion: Dr. James Buchanan’s Contributions to Social Philosophy and Political Economy

Sep 09, 2010
4:00pm7:00pm
Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel, located at George Mason University Fairfax Campus 4352 Mason Pond Drive Fairfax, VA 22030

Event Speakers

James M. Buchanan

Nobel Laureate in Economic Science

Elinor Ostrom

Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, Indiana University

Professor Emeritus of Economics at George Mason University and Nobel Laureate James M. Buchanan will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Fund for the Study of Spontaneous Orders at the Atlas Economic Research Foundation. The panel discussion and presentation of the award will take place in the Ballroom at the new Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel, located on the GMU Fairfax Campus.  This event is co-hosted by the Fund for the Study of Spontaneous Orders at the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, Liberty Fund, George Mason University’s Economics Department, and the Mercatus Center.

The panel discussion of Professor Buchanan’s work will be led by the Dean Emeritus of the GMU Law School, Henry Manne, who will be joined by:

Amartya K. Sen, Nobel Prize winner in Economic Sciences, 1998, Thomas W. Lamont University Professor and Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University

Elinor Ostrom, Nobel Prize winner in Economic Sciences, 2009, Arthur F. Bentley Professor of Political Science, Indiana University

James M. Buchanan, Jr., Nobel Prize winner in Economic Sciences, 1986, Professor Emeritus of Economics, George Mason University

The event will take place on Thursday, September 9, 2010, beginning with the panel at 4PM. An award ceremony and reception will follow the panel. Please RSVP to Megan Gandee at mmahan@gmu.edu or by phone at 703.993.4967.