Economics Student Presents Paper at Conferences


Publication Date: 3/5/2008

Mike Hathorn, a senior economics major at Rhodes, will present a paper titled "The Rich Man′s Burden:  An Insight into the Ethics of Capitalism and the Power of Ethical Ideology" at the Public Choice Society′s annual conference held in San Antonio March 6-9.
His paper examines various defenses and critiques of capitalism through an ethical lens and then discusses in what ways these ethical theories manifest themselves in everyday life.
The paper also was accepted for presentation at the Association of Private Enterprise Education′s annual conference which Hathorn will attend April 6-8 in Las Vegas.