Economist Sanford Ikeda (By: cato-unbound.org)
Sanford Ikeda, associate professor of economics at the State University of New York, Purchase, will present "How are social networks important to economic freedom?" on May 30 as part of the Smith Center for Private Enterprise Studies speaker series. This will be the final event of the 2011-12 academic year.
Ikeda is an expert on the economy of cities, taking an Austrian School approach to the subject. He is the author of the book Dynamics of the Mixed Economy (Routledge, 1997) as well as articles in The Journal of Economics and Humane Studies, The Review of Austrian Economics, and The Independent Review, among others. Ikeda's areas of interest include dynamics of interventionism, public policy, economy of cities, antitrust, and Japanese drumming. Read Sanford Ikeda’s curriculum vitae.
The Smith Center lecture series is free and open to the public. Event starts at 2 p.m. in room 311 of the old University Union.