Deirdre McCloskey Gives Talks on Industrial Revolution and Libertarian Values

Mar 02, 2020
Summary: Professor Deirdre McCloskey spoke to a packed room of Economics and Political Science faculty at a talk on Thursday, February 27, 2020. The talk focused on the institutions, geography and culture that contributed to the economic boom of the Industrial Revolution.
 
Deirdre N. McCloskey is a Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Trained at Harvard as an economist, she has written twenty books and edited seven more, and has published over four hundred articles on economic theory, economic history, philosophy, rhetoric, feminism, ethics, and law.
 
As a Kirby Distinguished Visiting Professor, she will also present at the Bush Library on Monday, March 2, 2020 on “Freedom, Equality & Prosperity: A Case for a Modern, Humane Version of Libertarianism.”
 
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