Academic Research Seminar Archive

Our Faculty Programs team is heavily invested in supporting academics through the advancement of their careers, and fostering opportunities where ideas can influence the political decision-making process.

Our Academic Research Seminars bridge the gap between the academic and policy worlds by connecting liberty-advancing scholars to policy research organizations.  IHS Academic Research Seminars offer graduate students and faculty a unique opportunity to collaborate with public policy experts, and to discuss and shape their research on topics where the classical liberal perspective may be underrepresented.

Academic Research Seminar Archive

You can check out our upcoming Academic Research Seminars here. Below is a list of our past programs.

Corporate Welfare: Who Comes out on Top? August 5-6, 2020, Hosted Online

Separation of Powers Doctrine & the Modern Administrative State
August 28-29, 2020, Hosted Online

Liberalism and Its Critics
September 19, 2020, Hosted Online

Measuring Economic Freedom: Utilizing Indices in Your Research 
August 6, 2019, in Dallas, TX

How Central Planning Affects Communities
June 27–28, 2019, in San Francisco, CA

Frontiers in Permissionless Innovation
April 4, 2019, in Nassau, Bahamas

The Effects of Occupational Licensing on the American Worker
October 8, 2018, Salt Lake City, Utah

State and Local Policy Making and Economies
August 28, 2018, Boston, Massachusetts

Reforming Our Institutions
July 20–July 21, 2018, in Chicago, Illinois

Embracing a Free-Market Energy Future
June 25, 2018, in Vancouver, Canada

The Anti-Economics Trend in Technology Regulation: Lessons for Economists and Legal Scholars
June 20, 2018, in Montreal, Canada

Which Institutions Best Support Prosperity in Texas and Beyond?
April 4-5, 2018, in Las Vegas, NV

Pressing Issues in Public Land Management
April 4-5, 2018, in Las Vegas, NV

The Future of Education
February 28, 2018, in Charleston, SC

Threats to Academic Freedom and Free Speech
February 7, 2018, in Washington, D.C.

Meltzer’s Contributions to Monetary Economics and Public Policy
January 4, 2018, in Philadelphia, PA

A Better Way: Privacy, Competition, and the Future of Technology
November 15, 2017, in Tampa, FL

Inclusiveness: How the Regressive Effects of Regulation Limit Participation in a Growing Economy
November 16, 2017, in Tampa, FL

Realizing Regulatory Reform
September 1, 2017, in San Francisco, CA

Understanding American Liberty and American Interests in the 21st Century
August 30, 2017, in San Francisco, CA

Industries Ripe for Innovation
August 28, 2017, in San Antonio, TX

The Shared Burden of Overcriminalizationzation
July 7-8, 2017 in Austin, TX

Monetary Policy Challenges Facing the New Administration
June 25, 2017, in San Diego, CA

Researchers’ and Stakeholders’ Views on the Jones Act
April 13, 2017, in Lahaina, HI

The Challenge of Balancing Competing Demands for Water
April 8, 2017, in Lahaina, HI

How to use RegData and its successor, QuantGov, in Policy Analysis
March 2, 2017 in New Orleans, LA

Regulators’ and Researchers’ Views on Financial Regulation
January 4-5, 2017 in Chicago, IL

Rethinking Monetary Policy: Rule-Based Approaches
November 19, 2016 in Washington, DC

Machine Learning and Empirical Policy Research
November 17-18, 2016 in Washington, DC

The Law and Economics of Space Policy
October 14-15, 2016 in Arlington, VA

Academic Research Seminar at APSA
August 31, 2016 in Philadelphia, PA

Risk Analysis
June 27-28, 2016 in Portland, OR

The Economics of Education
June 17-18, 2016 in Austin, TX

Free Market Environmentalism
April 1-2, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV

State and Local Policy
March 12-13, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Financial Markets Regulation
January 5-6, 2016 in San Francisco, CA

FDA Pre-Market Approval and the Future of Innovation
November 19-20, 2015 in New Orleans, LA

Government Granted Privilege in American Capitalism
May 28-30, 2015 in Arlington, VA