In Hamilton: An American Musical, stage writer and performer Lin-Manuel Miranda cast the republic’s first Treasury secretary as a larger-than-life hero worthy of...well, a Broadway show. The Independent Review’s symposium about the musical assesses its potential impact on the public’s understanding of the American Founding.

Matthew E. Brown is Assistant Professor of Business Administration at the University of Illinois-Springfield.
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Summer 2021 Free to Move: Foot Voting, Migration, and Political Freedom
Fall 2019 The Economics of Poverty Traps
Spring 2017 A Founding, If You Can Keep It
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