CEQLS Lecture: Enrico Colombatto:
The Moral Foundations of Free Market Economics

[19.06.2015, Admin, CEQLS]

Conservative Institute of M. R. Štefánik

organized on June 1, 2015 in Bratislava another lecture within the

Conservative Economic Quarterly Lecture Series /CEQLS/:

The Moral Foundations of Free Market Economics

Lecture given by:
Enrico Colombatto

professor of economics at the University of Turin

Hosted by:
Peter Gonda, the Conservative Institute Director

Enrico Colombatto: CEQLS Lecture for the Conservative Institute, Bratislava, June 1, 2015

About Enrico Colombatto

Enrico Colombatto is a professor of economics at the University of Turin, where he teaches “Foundations of Policymaking”, “International economics”, and “Growth and Development”. He is the head of research at IREF (Institut de Recherches Économiques et Fiscales) and a Senior Fellow at GIS (Liechtenstein). His present research interests cover the economics of growth and development, law and economics, and Austrian economics. He has the degree Ph.D. in Economics from London School of Economics.

Among his other current positions and affiliations are that he is a Member of the Scientific Committee of IEL - Doctoral programme in Law and Economics and Economics of Institutions, Member of the Council of Public Policy, Munich and Berlin (since 2001), Member of the Board of IREF - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Fiscales (since 2002), Member of the Academic Advisory Council, Centre for the New Europe, Brussels (since 2003). Adjunct Scholar to the Mises Institute, Auburn (since 2003), Member of the Board of Advisors, Centre on Entrepreneurial Innovation, Independent Institute, Oakland, California (since 2005), Adjunct Scholar to the Centre for the Rule of Law (since 2005), and a Member of the Academic Advisory Council, Liberales Institut, Switzerland (since 2007).

Published books:

· Markets, Morals and Policy Making - a New Defence of Free-Market Economics(2011)
· Law, Informal Rules and Economic Performance (2008)
· The Elgar Companion to the Economics of Property Rights (2004)
· L'immoralità no global (2003)
· The Rational Foundations of Economic Behaviour (1996)


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