Watch Toronto Austrian Scholar’s Conference Live On November 2

mises canadaCan’t make it to Toronto for the 2nd annual Toronto Austrian Scholars Conference? No problem! Mises Canada will be live streaming TASC through eProf. In order to help fulfill its mission, the Mises Institute of Canada hosts the second annual Toronto Austrian Scholars Conference. The conference is designed to combine the opportunities of a professional meeting, with the added attraction of hearing and presenting new and innovative research, engaging in vigorous debate, and interacting with likeminded scholars who share research interests.

TASC 2013 will coincide with the launch of the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada published Journal of Prices & Markets, which will no doubt be a leading voice in the academic discourse of economics.


Saturday November 2

8:00-9:00 a.m. Coffee and refreshments

9:00-9:30 a.m. Kel Kelly, Corporate Economist, GROWMARK, Inc.: “The ‘Demand from China’ Fallacy”

9:30-9:45 a.m. Break

9:45 – 11:15 a.m. Session 1a: Behavioral Economics

Alex Malt, University of Durham, U.K.: “Psyche and Praxis: Extended Cognition and the Austrian School”

Francois Mottard, Independent Scholar: “The psychological forces that change businesses into bureaucracies”

Amanda Achtman, University of Calgary: “Human Action versus Behaviourialism: Can Praxeology and Experimental Economics be Reconciled?

11:15 -11:30 a.m. Break

11:30 – 12:15 p.m Nick Barisheff, BMG Bullion: “The Federal Reserve’s Centennial Birthday—the 100 Years’ War Against Gold and Economic Common Sense”

12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch

1:15 – 2:45 p.m. Session 2: Law and Public Policy

Dr. Lloyd P. Gerson, University of Toronto: “The Democracy Fallacy”

John Brätland, U.S. Department of the Interior: “Intractable Injustice in the Compensation for Public Takings of Property”

Dr. Calvin Hayes, Brock University: “Why Libertarians should be Strong Opponents of Intellectual Property Rights”

2:45 – 3:00 p.m. Break

3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Session 3: Applied Economics

Dr. Pierre Desrochers, University of Toronto: “Long Distance Trade and Food Security: (Re)Stating the Obvious”

Dr. William Corcoran, University of Nebraska, Omaha: “An Austrian Fantasy: Higher Education”

Dr. Grahame Booker, University of Waterloo: “The non-relevance of a right to food”

4:30 – 4:45 p.m. Break

4:45 – 5:30 p.m. Dr. David Howden, St. Louis University – Madrid Campus: “Iceland’s Collapse: It’s Wasn’t Inevitable, and It Could Happen Here”

5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Redmond Weissenberger, Ludwig von Mises Institute Canada: Wrap up, final comments


One Response to “Watch Toronto Austrian Scholar’s Conference Live On November 2”

  1. J. Hogan, Toronto says:

    awesome presentations!

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