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Mark Koyama

Mark Koyama

April 23, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Location: 
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Event Speaker: 
Mark Koyama, Associate Professor of Economic History, George Mason University
Event Sponsor: 
The Munro Lectureship Fund
Biography: 

Mark Koyama is Associate Professor of Economics at George Mason University and Mercatus Center Senior Scholar. Professor Koyama earned his PhD in Economics from the University of Oxford. He previously lectured at the University of York and spent a year at the Political Theory Project at Brown University. He is interested in how historical institutions functioned and in the relationship between culture and economic performance. Recent work explores the emergence of religious toleration and the rule of law in Europe between 1500 and 1800.