Stories tagged with "Information Economy Project"

  • Tullock Lecture, Richard Epstein, Information Economy Project, The Hayek Center for the Business of Prosperity

    Prolific scholar, lawyer Richard Epstein to speak Oct. 17 at Clemson

    October 12, 2018

    Richard Epstein, renowned scholar and one of the most cited law professors in the U.S., will be the featured speaker at the Clemson University College of Business’ Greenville, S.C., location. The Tullock Lecture series event is co-sponsored by the Clemson Information Economy Project and the Hayek Center for the Business of Prosperity, both housed in […]

  • Tullock Lecture, Richard Epstein, Information Economy Project, The Hayek Center for the Business of Prosperity

    Prolific scholar, lawyer Richard Epstein to speak Oct. 17 at Clemson

    October 3, 2018

    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.

  • Thomas Hazlett stands in front of the bookshelf in his office

    Eliminating net neutrality may be good for competition and consumers, economist says

    March 22, 2018

    History shows the repeal of net neutrality — the FCC rule requiring internet providers to give equal access to content, regardless of the source — may benefit consumers in the end, said Clemson University economics professor Thomas Hazlett, who is a former chief economist for the FCC.

  • Robyn, air traffic control, Tullock, IEP

    Privatizing air traffic control is Tullock Lecture topic Feb. 27

    February 13, 2018

    Economist and long-time advocate for privatizing the nation’s air traffic control system, Dorothy Robyn, will speak at Clemson University on Feb. 27. Robyn is a senior fellow at Boston University, a contributor to the Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institutions, and held top policy positions in the Clinton and Obama administrations. She will deliver her […]

  • McCloskey, Tullock, economist, transgender

    Economist Deirdre McCloskey delivers Tullock Lecture on Oct. 30

    October 20, 2017

    Ideas have enriched the world, enabling progress and disrupting history, according to economist and historian Deirdre Nansen McCloskey, who will speak at Clemson University on Monday, Oct. 30, as part of the John E. Walker Department of Economics Tullock Lecture series. A distinguished professor of economics and history, emeritus, at the University of Illinois at Chicago, […]

  • John Bloom, Information Economy Project, Iridium Story

    College of Business presents talents of John Bloom on Sept. 13

    August 29, 2017

    Clemson University’s John E. Walker Department of Economics and the Information Economy Project will present a night with John Bloom, award-winning investigative reporter, author and film critic, on Wednesday, Sept. 13. Bloom will discuss his book, “Eccentric Orbits: The Iridium Story,” at 5 p.m., at Greenville ONE, followed by a Q&A and reception. The event […]

  • Macauley, Hazlett, Economics, endowed chair

    Thomas Hazlett holds Hugh Macaulay Endowed Chair in Economics

    June 26, 2017

    The John E. Walker Department of Economics at Clemson University has an endowed chair, thanks to the generosity of friends of the late Hugh Macaulay, an esteemed professor in economics at Clemson from 1949 to 1983. The endowed chair in the College of Business is named after Dr. Hugh Macaulay, whose career at Clemson spanned […]

  • Hazlett, FCC, airwaves, economics

    Economist Thomas Hazlett targets bygone wireless regulations in new book

    May 25, 2017

    As a former chief economist for the Federal Communications Commission, Thomas Hazlett witnessed the good, bad and ugly of the agency that regulates our nation’s airwaves.

  • Information Economy Project, internet, framentation

    Tullock Lecture addresses challenges facing the changing internet

    April 17, 2017

    The internet has evolved to deliver a huge increase in connectedness – a person logging on in Timbuktu can quickly find, and easily communicate with, someone with a common interest in Des Moines, Tokyo, or Seville. That’s the idea, anyway.  But many pundits and policymakers say the friendly and efficient ecosystem is under siege.  Their […]

  • Information Economy, Robin Hanson, Robots

    Economist Hanson to speak on robots in our future

    February 14, 2017

    Renowned economist and futurist Robin Hanson will speak on the future of artificial intelligence, describing a 22nd century scenario where robots “rule the earth,” in an upcoming Tullock Lecture, sponsored by the Information Economy Project (IEP) in Clemson University’s College of Business. The lecture is Monday, Feb. 27, 5-6:30 p.m., in 382 Sirrine Hall. Hanson, […]

  • Economist Vernon Smith

    Renowned economist, Nobel winner Vernon Smith to speak at Clemson Oct. 5

    September 22, 2015

    Distinguished economist and 2002 Nobel Prize winner Vernon L. Smith will speak at Clemson University on Oct. 5 as part of The Big Ideas about Information Lecture Series, sponsored by the Information Economy Project. The event is free and open to the public. Smith will speak in 100 Brackett Hall from 4-5:30 p.m., with a […]

  • Joshua Wright

    Information Economy Project speaker series to feature FTC commissioner

    March 30, 2015

    Federal Trade Commissioner Joshua D. Wright will speak at Clemson University at 4 p.m. Thursday. Sponsored by the Clemson Information Economy Project, the lecture and question-and-answer session will be held at 100 Holtzendorff Hall and is open to the public.

  • Economics professor participating in FCC Open Internet Roundtable

    September 29, 2014

    Clemson University economics professor Thomas Hazlett will participate Thursday on a Federal Communications Commission panel on the “Economics of Broadband: Market Successes and Market Failures.”