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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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July 9, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
Promises, promises, promises. It is the season for political promises.
July 2, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
The rebirth of a belief in and an enthusiasm for socialism and government planning among a noticeable number of people, and elected officials raises many of the fundamental issues surrounding freedom.
June 18, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
It seems that every generation or two, fundamental economic ideas are questioned and challenged.
June 3, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
We live in a time when an understanding and an appreciation of what a free society can or should be like is being slowly lost.

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