October 6, 2010

A Conversation with Douglass North about Violence and Social Orders. Part 1

Douglass North

Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis

John Nye

Frederic Bastiat Chair in Political Economy, Mercatus Center

Mercatus Center presents an informal sit down discussion with Nobel Laureate Douglass North at George Mason University. Facilitated by Mercatus Centers' John Nye, this discussion covers a variety of topics including social change and political economy. North offers valuable insights from his unparalleled academic career and his most recent book Violence and Social Orders: A Conceptual Framework for Interpreting Recorded Human History.