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Upcoming Event

Hanania in Austin “Public Choice Theory and the Illusion of Grand Strategy”

Richard Hanania will be presenting his new book, Public Choice Theory and the Illusion of Grand Strategy, in Austin, Texas with special guest Razib Khan. Free and open to the public! Location (in-person – no registration necessary): Dreamland Dripping Springs, on the big outdoor stage Location (online – register to receive a link to view): Link will send one […]
Hanania in Austin “Public Choice Theory and the Illusion of Grand Strategy”

Upcoming Events

Hanania in Austin “Public Choice Theory and the Illusion of Grand Strategy”

Richard Hanania will be presenting his new book, Public Choice Theory and the Illusion of Grand Strategy, in Austin, Texas with special guest Razib Khan. Free and open to the public! Location (in-person – no registration necessary): Dreamland Dripping Springs, on the big outdoor stage Location (online – register to receive a link to view): Link will send one […]

Today January 19, 2022 at 6:30 pm

The Effects on Consumers from Two State-Level Regulations of the Payday Loan Market

A Policy Lunch Seminar with Todd Zywicki. Todd Zywicki is George Mason University Foundation Professor of Law at George Mason University Antonin Scalia School of Law, Senior Fellow of the Cato Institute, and former Executive Director of the GMU Law and Economics Center. In 2020-21 he served as the Chair of the Consumer Financial Protection […]

February 3, 2022 at 12:30 pm

Ten Threats to Capitalism and the Rule of Law

A Policy@McCombs Event with Todd Zywicki. Join us on Zoom here. Join us in person at Rowling Hall, RRH 4.408. Todd Zywicki is George Mason University Foundation Professor of Law at George Mason University Antonin Scalia School of Law, Senior Fellow of the Cato Institute, and former Executive Director of the GMU Law and Economics […]

February 3, 2022 at 4:00 pm

Past Events

EPA’s Cancer Risk Assessment: An Ideological Science

A webinar with Ed Calabrese. This presentation shares the results of a 30 year deep dive into the nature of the dose response in the low dose zone, the place where most people live most of the time. It reveals that EPA’s approach to assess cancer risk is based on mistakes, ideological biases, self-interest, and […]

December 6, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Income Inequality in the United States: Is Raising Tax Rates the Solution?

Join the Salem Center, the McCombs Wealth Management Center, McCombs Real Estate Center, Texas Public Policy Foundation, Pension Real Estate Association, Venturi Private Wealth, and Avion Wealth for a debate on “Income Inequality in the United States: Is Raising Tax Rates the Solution?” Join us in person at Robert B. Rowling Hall – Crum Auditorium […]

November 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Short Selling: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Pedro Saffi joins us for a Policy@McCombs talk. This talk with cover how short selling works and how it can be used to reveal information about future stock prices, corporate governance, and mutual funds’ ability to outperform their benchmarks. Prof. Pedro Saffi is a Professor of Financial Economics at CJBS and the Director of its Master […]

November 22, 2021 at 4:00 pm