Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
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PPE Career Seminar: Working for the State Department

PPE Career Seminar: Working for the State Department

This PPE Career Seminar will discuss how to use your training in the PPE disciplines – Philosophy, Politics, and Economics – working for the U.S. Department of State. Guest speaker: Kimberly Everett, former PPE student and a member of the Foreign Service.

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Workshop: Values in Science and Science Policy

Workshop: Values in Science and Science Policy

The workshop will focus on the role played by values — epistemic or otherwise — in scientific inquiry, and its implications for the manner in which science is used to inform policy and for the way in which science is funded and organized.

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PPE Information Session

PPE Information Session

Interested in going to grad school in any of the PPE disciplines? This information session will tell you how to get your ducks in a row before it's too late. The session will be led by Dr. Erik Angner (Philosophy, Economics) and Dr. Char Miller (Public and International Affairs) and is open to all Mason students.

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Inaugural PPE Lecture

Inaugural PPE Lecture

In this inaugural PPE lecture, world-famous happiness economist Dr. Justin Wolfers will speak about the relationship between income and happiness under the title "Growth in Subjective Well-Being and Income over Time."

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James M. Buchanan: Noted Economist and Nobel Laureate

James M. Buchanan: Noted Economist and Nobel Laureate

This January, George Mason University lost one of the most esteemed figures in its history. James M. Buchanan, LLD (Hon.) ’87, distinguished professor emeritus of economics and advisory general director of the Center for Study of Public Choice, died at age 93 after a brief illness.

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