Words & Numbers Live

The Foundation for Economic Education’s weekly Words & Numbers Podcast co-hosted by Antony Davies and James R. Harrigan will record live here at Truman State University in BH 102, The Little Theatre, at 11:00 AM. The 30-minute recording will be followed by an extended Question & Answer period where questions on any economic or political topic are invited. This is a dynamic, often humorous, duo, who both agree and disagree with each other.

Dr. Antony Davies is the Milton Friedman Distinguished Fellow at FEE, associate professor of economics at Duquesne University. Dr. Davies authors monthly columns on economics and public policy for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. He has written a book on understanding statistics, published by the Cato Institute, and has co-authored hundreds of op-eds for, among others, the Wall Street JournalLos Angeles Times, and Washington Post. His YouTube videos on economics, government, and policy have garnered millions of views. In addition to his academic work, Dr. Davies was an Associate Producer at the Moving Pictures Institute, Chief Financial Officer at Parabon Computation, founded several technology companies, and is co-founder and Chief Academic Officer at Freedom Trust, where he lectures on economics for high school students across the country.

Dr. James R. Harrigan is Managing Director of the Center for Philosophy of Freedom at the University of Arizona, and the F.A. Hayek Distinguished Fellow at the Foundation for Economic Education. Dr. Harrigan was previously Dean of the American University of Iraq-Sulaimani, and later served as Director of Academic Programs at the Institute for Humane Studies and Strata, where he was also Senior Research Fellow. He has written extensively for the popular press, with articles appearing in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, U.S. News and World Report, and a host of other outlets. His current work focuses on the intersections between political economy, public policy, and political philosophy.

Refreshments will be served.