Billy Foster, PhD

Billy Foster

Clinical Assistant Professor of Economics at

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If all men were equal in interest and in endowment, natural or artificial, there would be no organized economic activity to explain. Each man would be a Crusoe. Economic theory thus explains why men co-operate through trade. They do so because they are different. — James Buchanan and Gordon Tullock, The Calculus of Consent (1962)

Job Market Video: Wall of Smoke: Border Effects of Smoking Bans on Employment in Bars and Restaurants

Here I briefly explain what my latest research project is about and where it is headed.

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