Benjamin Powell, Ph.D. - Texas Tech University - The Independent Institute - Lubbock, Texas ( TX )
     
 
Students
Former Students in Academia:
 
  Audrey Redford (Ph.D. Spring 2016)
    Web Site: www.audreyredford.com/
    I co-chaired (with Adam Martin) her dissertation on “High Hopes' and 'Bad Bundles': The Political Economy of U.S. Drug Control Policy”.
    Initial Position: Assistant Professor of Economics in the School of Economics, Management, & Project Management in the College of Business at Western Carolina University.
 
  Rick Weber (Ph.D. Spring 2014)
    Web Site: www.rick-weber.com
    I chaired his dissertation on Entrepreneurship and Institutions.
    Initial Position: Assistant Professor of Economics at Farmingdale State College.
 
  Colin O'Reilly (Ph.D. Spring 2014)
    Web Site: www.colinworeilly.com
    I served on his dissertation committee that examines Institutions and Investment in post-conflict societies.
    Initial Position: Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin at Stout.
 
  Nicolas Cachanosky (Ph.D. 2013)
    Web Site: www.ncachanosky.com
    I chaired his dissertation on “The International Effects of Monetary Policy on the Structure of Production and the Financial Crisis of 2008”.
    Initial Position: Assistant Professor of Economics at Metropolitan State University Denver.
 
  Ryan Murphy (Ph.D. 2013)
    Web Site: http://www.ryanhmurphy.com/
    I sat on Ryan's dissertation committee which applied evolutionary psychology to topics in political economy.
    Initial Position: Research Associate at the O'Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom at Southern Methodist University.
 
  Malavika Nair 2012
    Web Site: www.malavikanair.com/
    I am chaired her disseration on “The Role of Bankers' Clubs in Indian Development History”.
    Initial Position: Assistant Professor at the College of Charleston.
    Current Position: Assistant Professor of Economics at Troy State University.
 
  G.P. Manish 2012
    Web Site: www.gpmanish.com
    I am chaired his dissertation on “A Reinterpretation of Indian Development Post Independence”.
    Current Position: Assistant Professor at Troy State University.
 
  Evgeny Vorotnikov 2011
    Web Site: www.evorotnikov.com
    I chaired his Ph.D. dissertation dissertation: “The Political Economy of Occupational Licensure.”
    Current Position: Post-Doc Research Fellow. University of Minnesota.
 
  Thomas Duncan
    Web Site: www.thomaskduncan.com
    Tom was an MA student of mine that I worked closely with at SJSU.
    Current Position: Assistant Professor Radford University.
 
  Nicholas Snow
    Web Site: http://nicholasasnow.com/Site/Home.html
    Nick was an MA student of mine that I worked closely with at SJSU.
    Current Position: Senior Lecturer in Economics, The Ohio State University.
 
  Joseph Connors
    Web Site: myweb.fsu.edu/jsc07e/
    Joe was an MA student of mine that I worked closely with at SJSU.
    Current Position: Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics at Wake Forest University.
 
  Nicholas Curott
    Web Site:www.nicholascurott.com
    Nick was an MA student of mine that I worked closely with at SJSU.
    Current Position: Assistant Professor of Economics SUNY Delhi.
 
  David Skarbek
    Web Site: www.davidskarbek.com
    David was an undergraduate student of mine and coauthor who I worked closely with at SJSU.
    Current Position: Lecturer, Department of Political Economy at Kings College, London.
 
  Matt Ryan
    Web Site:www.matteryan.com
    Matt was an MA student of mine, and coauthor at SJSU. He is my first former student to become a professor.
    Current Position: Assistant Professor of Economics at Duquesne University.
 
Photo - Benjamin Powell, Ph.D. - Suffolk University - The Beacon Hill Institute - The Independent Institute - Boston, Massachusetts ( MA )
After my dissertation defense in 2003 with my Chair Pete Boettke, and committee members Don Boudreaux
and Todd Zywicki.
 
 
     
 
 
 
     
 
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Texas Tech University, Director, The Free Market Institute
The Indpendent Institute, Senior Fellow
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