ABOUT THE INSTITUTE
Centers
Research Fellows
Authors
Board of Directors
Board of Advisors
Staff
What Others are Saying About Us
The Alexis de Tocqueville Award
Awards
The Lighthouse Logo
Employment Opportunities
Contact Information
Map and Directions
Finances




Subscribe



Commentary
Facebook Facebook Facebook Facebook

Contribute
Your participation will advance liberty. Join us as an Independent Institute member.



Contact Us
The Independent Institute
100 Swan Way
Oakland, CA 94621-1428

510-632-1366 Phone
510-568-6040 Fax
Send us email


Interested in working with us?  Click here for more information.

Research Fellow


Hi-Res Photo
Emily C. Skarbek
Send Email

Emily C. Skarbek is a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute, founding Director of the Institute's Center on Entrepreneurial Innovation (COEI) and the COEI Government Cost Calculator, and Lecturer in the Department of Political Economy at King's College in London, England. She received her Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University, and she has been Assistant Professor of Economics at San Jose State University and an F.A. Hayek Scholar, and she is the recipient of the Don Lavoie Memorial Award.

Her scholarly articles have appeared in the Journal of Private Enterprise, Erasmus Journal of Philosophy and Economics, and Energy and Environment, and she is a contributing author to the books, After Katrina: The Political Economy of Disaster and Community Rebound (ed. by Emily Chamlee-Wright and Virgil H. Storr) and Advances in Austrian Economics. Her research fields include applied microeconomics, urban economics, labor economics, charity, and economic development, and her policy papers on housing voucher choice programs have been published by the Mercatus Center.

Dr. Skarbek has been interviewed on Fox Business Channel, NBC TV, International Press TV, PJTV, Reason TV, CBS Radio, and elsewhere, and her popular articles have been published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, San Jose Mercury News, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Washington Examiner, Providence Journal, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Miami Herald, Albany Times Union, Wilmington Star, Star Telegram, Human Events, Oregon Live, Birmingham News, Salt Lake Tribune, Press Enterprise, Sacramento Bee, Bellingham Herald, Juneau Empire, Lima News, Great Falls Tribune, Lewiston Sun Journal, Centre Daily Times, and many other newspapers.



Home | About Us | Blogs | Issues | Newsroom | Multimedia | Events | Publications | Centers | Students | Store | Donate

Product Catalog | RSS | Jobs | Course Adoption | Links | Privacy Policy | Site Map
Facebook Facebook Facebook Facebook
Copyright 2014 The Independent Institute