Since the new academic year is about to start, I thought I'd fill you in on what's new at GMU Econ.
First, the bad news: Some of our experimentalists are leaving, including Nobel prize-winner Vernon Smith.
Second, the good news: Two of the world's best experimentalists - Kevin McCabe and Dan Houser - are staying.
Third, the excellent news: Six outstanding new faculty have joined our department. They are... [drum roll please]
Well, at least Vernon and crew will be around for another year...
Don't forget about Robert Axtell
For that matter there is also Richard Florida, although maybe Bryan and Arnold are not as keen on him.
speaking of new, what's this new MA in economics that Dr. Boettke is being offered through the Mercatus Center?
not to mention that Garrett Jones is teaching the undergrad Public Choice section, and The Myth of the Rational Voter is among the required readings.