The “rule of law” is characterized by transparent and stable laws that are applied equally to all citizens. The rule of law thereby limits government discretion, thus inspiring the investment and innovation that produces economic growth. It is well-recognized that all of today’s most successful democracies are based on a rule of law. Two Clemson […]
Viewing a charitable project through a business lens can be the difference between success and failure. “Often with community service and other charitable efforts, we abandon our business principles and think good intentions are enough to produce good results. They are not,” said Reed Watson, director of the Hayek Center for the Business of Prosperity. […]
High-performance research computing at Clemson is discovering answers to complex issues we didn’t even know existed a decade ago. The workhorse behind much of that problem-solving is one of the planet’s largest supercomputers: the Palmetto Cluster — at home in Clemson and at work in the world.
One of the most basic concepts of economics involves supply and demand. But there’s far more to the social science than the availability of a commodity, product or service and what consumers are willing to pay for them. Just ask Ashleigh Gwarjanski, a senior economics major who says understanding the principles of economics has been […]
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment in our series of “Student Affairs Talk” podcasts. In it, Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is Mason Hammond, a senior economics major from Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. — Mason Hammond is the […]
Atrocities committed against black Americans generations ago are having an impact today on their descendants’ decision to cast ballots in elections, according to research conducted by a Clemson University economic historian.
CLEMSON – The Clemson University Sobczyk Lecture Series will present renowned physicist Peter Richmond at 3:30 p.m. on Feb. 15 in Kinard 101. Richmond’s lecture is titled “Unraveling Mortality.” The annual lecture series is named after the late Andrew Sobczyk, a well-known professor and researcher in the fields of mathematics and mathematical physics. It is […]
Through multidisciplinary research, this Tiger sought to understand the role of Russian propaganda in political discourse. Most recently, he made national headlines when he and his colleague, Darren Linvill, shed light on Russian propaganda campaigns carried through social media.
It’s a safe bet to say Jeremy Losak is an avid pro football fan who enjoys picking winners on any given Sunday. But if you ask the third-year Clemson University Ph.D. student in the John E. Walker Department of Economics if his, and millions of others’ interests, in daily fantasy sports competitions constitute gambling, odds […]
Marian L. Tupy, senior policy analyst at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, will speak at Clemson University on Nov. 14 as a guest of The Hayek Center for the Business of Prosperity. Tupy’s lecture, “Our Miraculous Flourishing: Why Pessimism Persists in the Face of Prosperity,” will be delivered at 5:30 p.m., […]
Howard Bodenhorn had the voice of his students behind him in receiving a coveted professional award — and the rest is history. An economic historian, Bodenhorn is the 2018 recipient of the Jonathan Hughes Prize for Excellence in Teaching Economic History. It is presented in alternating years to graduate and undergraduate educators by the Economic […]
Richard Epstein, renowned scholar and one of the most cited law professors in the U.S., will be the featured speaker Oct. 17 at the Clemson University College of Business’ Greenville location. Epstein will deliver his Tullock Lecture, “Regulating Hours and Wages in the Age of Uber,” from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17, at Greenville ONE, 1 North Main St., Greenville.
When Jerry Dwyer isn’t teaching or researching in the John E. Walker Department of Economics at Clemson University, the professor and BB&T Scholar is sharing his knowledge of banking and economics well beyond the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Dwyer, an internationally recognized expert in central bank operations, has been called upon to share […]
John Tamny, noted political economist and editor of RealClearMarkets, will be the inaugural guest speaker for Clemson University’s newly formed Hayek Center for the Business of Prosperity. Tamny will speak at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 12, in Room 100 of Brackett Hall, followed by a Q&A. Admission is free and open to the public, but […]
The College of Business is welcoming 23 new faculty members for the 2018-19 academic year with research and teaching backgrounds highly-qualified to enrich the minds of tomorrow’s business leaders. “The start of a new academic year brings with it the excitement of new relationships and many new faces with a thirst for learning how to […]