April 11, 2006 Leave a comment
From Walter Block:
Want An Excellent Undergraduate Radical Free Enterprise Education?
Then enroll at Loyola University New Orleans for the fall 2006 semester. Yes, Loyola University New Orleans!
Our four member fall 2006 economics department (William Barnett II, Walter Block, Jerry Dauterive and John Levendis) is heavily influenced by the works of Mises, Hayek, Rothbard, Kirzner and other members of the Austrian School of economics, which focuses on private property rights, free markets and limited government. They have published in such scholarly periodicals as the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, the Review of Austrian Economics, Advances in Austrian Economics, the Journal of Libertarian Studies, the Journal of Ayn Rand Studies, the Independent Review as well as numerous mainstream scholarly journals. As well, long time libertarian Nick Capaldi teaches business ethics at Loyola, and Stuart Wood, a former student of Israel Kirzner?s, is a member of our finance department.
The libertarian oriented economics club meets twice a month, and includes the following amongst its outside guest speakers: James Buchanan, Tom DiLorenzo, Hans-Hermann Hoppe, Guido Huelsmann, Fr. James Schall, S.J., Walter Williams, Tom Woods. This department also features a monthly Austrian Economics Seminar, which is now discussing Human Action by Mises. With only a few economics majors, we have recently sent off some half dozen of our students to graduate schools in economics. We also have a student publication program (see attached) which has succeeded in placing over a dozen student term papers in law reviews and refereed journals in economics.
But isn?t New Orleans now under water? Not a bit of it. While there are vast stretches of the Big Easy that have been negatively impacted by Katrina and not yet rebuilt, the uptown university area where Loyola (and Tulane) is located is as beautiful as it ever has been. As well, that other geographical student focus, the fabled French Quarter, is up and running, ready for business as usual. Further, the crime rate is down, way down. So come on down, and enjoy an excellent education at Loyola University New Orleans.
Yes, application numbers are lower than usual. But this is a great opportunity for students who otherwise might not have thought of Loyola University New Orleans as a place to study. Please contact Walter Block (email@example.com) for further information. See also (http://www.loyno.edu/).
Dr. Walter Block, Ph.D.
Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics
College of Business Administration
Loyola University New Orleans
6363 St. Charles Avenue, Box 15, Miller 318
New Orleans, LA 70118