What are the dangers of theory building about property rights in development economics? Are we becoming more ethical in the way we conceptualize property over time? In the latest episode of the Governance Podcast, Professor Bart Wilson of Chapman University discusses his book project on the origins and meaning of property.
6:30pm, October 18th, 2018
Bush House South Lecture Theatre 1
Join us for a public lecture by Professor Barry Weingast of Stanford University on Adam Smith’s Theory of Organised Religion: The Medieval Church’s Monopoly and its Breakdown in the Reformation. Drinks and nibbles reception to follow outside the lecture theatre. Registration is required for this event.
12:00pm, October 19th, 2018
Bush House North East Wing 9.03
Why do developing countries fail to adopt the institutions and policies that promote development? Join us for a seminar by Professor Barry Weingast on his latest work with co-authors Gary Cox and the late Douglass C. North.