Steven Horwitz

Steven Horwitz is Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY and an Affiliated Senior Scholar at the Mercatus Center in Arlington, VA. He is the author of three books, Microfoundations and Macroeconomics: An Austrian Perspective (Routledge, 2000), Monetary Evolution, Free Banking, and Economic Order (Westview, 1992), and Hayek’s Modern Family:  Classical Liberalism and the Evolution of Social Institutions (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).

 

He has written extensively on Austrian economics, Hayekian political economy, monetary theory and history, and the economics and social theory of gender and the family. His work has been published in professional journals such as History of Political Economy, Southern Economic Journal, and The Cambridge Journal of Economics. He has also done public policy research for the Mercatus Center, Heartland Institute, Citizens for a Sound Economy, and the Cato Institute, and has been a guest on several radio and cable TV shows. Horwitz is also a Senior Fellow at the Fraser Institute in Canada and a distinguished scholar at the Foundation for Economic Education. A member of the Mont Pelerin Society, he has a PhD in Economics from George Mason University and an AB in Economics and Philosophy from The University of Michigan.