Robert A. Lawson
Associate Professor of Finance
BSc in Economics, Honors Tutorial College, Ohio University; MSc and PhD in Economics, Florida State University. Formerly: George H Moor Chair, taught at Capital University; taught at Shawnee State University. With Auburn University: also Co-Director, Center for International Finance and Global Competitiveness and Director, Economic Freedom Initiative. Former President, Association of Private Enterprise Education. Member, Mont Pelerin Society. Senior Fellow, Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions, a free-market think tank in Ohio; blogs regularly at divisionoflabour.com. Co-Author, Economic Freedom of the World annual report. Author of articles in: Public Choice; Cato Journal; Kilos; Journal of Labour Research; Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics; European Journal of Political Economy. Interests: marathons, ultra-marathons, mountaineering.