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Jennifer Roback Morse

Jennifer Roback Morse is Founder and President of the Ruth Institute and Senior Fellow in Economics at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty. She received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Rochester, and she has taught at Yale University and George Mason University. Dr. Morse has also been a Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution and John M. Olin Visiting Scholar at Cornell University Law School.

Dr. Morse is a columnist for the National Catholic Register and the author of the books, Love and Economics: Why the Laissez-Faire Family Doesn’t Work and Smart Sex: Finding Life-Long Love in a Hook-Up World.

Her scholarly articles have appeared in such journals as the Journal of Political Economy, Economic Inquiry, Journal of Economic History, Publius, University of Chicago Law Review, Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Social Philosophy and Policy, The Independent Review, and Notre Dame Journal of Law Ethics and Public Policy, and her popular articles have appeared in Forbes, Policy Review, American Enterprise, Fortune, Reason, Wall Street Journal, Vital Speeches, and Religion and Liberty.