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Dr. Richard M. Ebeling is the BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel.

Dr. Richard M. Ebeling is the BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel. He conducts courses such as "Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Capitalist Ethics" as well as "The Morality and Economics of Capitalist Society."

Dr. Ebeling is recognized as one of the leading members of the Austrian School of Economics and the author of Political Economy, Public Policy, and Monetary Economics: Ludwig von Mises and the Austrian Tradition (Routledge 2010). He is currently editing a forthcoming volume in the Collected Works of F.A. Hayek (Univ. of Chicago Press), the noted Austrian economist and Nobel Laureate.

Prior to his appointment at The Citadel, Dr. Ebeling was professor of Economics at Northwood University in Midland, Michigan (2009-2014). He served as president of the Foundation for Economic Education (2003-2008), was the Ludwig von Mises Professor of Economics at Hillside College in Hillsdale, Michigan (1988-2003), and Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Dallas in Texas (1984-1988).

Recent Articles and Publications

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September 6, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
September 2019 marks 70 years since the appearance of Ludwig von Mises’s Human Action: A Treatise on Economics, one of the truly great “classics” of modern economics.
August 28, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
It was French king Louis XIV (1638-1715) who famously declared, “L'etat c'est moi” (“I am the state”). This week, it was clearer than usual that this is an attitude apparently shared by Donald Trump, president of the United States. 
August 12, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
Social and economic crises, real and imagined, often seem to bring out the most wrongheaded thinking in matters of government policy.
July 30, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
At any moment in time, the world seems to be going to hell in a handbasket.

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