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Richard Ebeling

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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." He is also a senior research fellow with the Northwood University McNair Center for the Advancement of Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship.

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).

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October 5, 2022
By Richard Ebeling
How free is America, really, today? What is the direction toward which we seem to be continuing to head?
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August 31, 2022
By Richard Ebeling
Those who value the free and prosperous society must continue to articulate the case for the limited government, free market system, even if it seems sometimes that few are listening.
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June 13, 2022
By Richard Ebeling
The free market harmonizes the peaceful pursuits of each individual with the purposes and activities of all others.
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May 24, 2022
By Richard Ebeling
The laissez-faire variation on the liberal theme never really had a chance, because except for a small handful like Ludwig von Mises, it had few champions, even in the market-oriented liberal camp.
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