Seminar: Cultural Evolution and Economic Growth with Joel Mokyr

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Dec 06, 2014


10:30 am - 12:00 pm


Law School Building, Room 2442
385 Charles E Young Drive
Los Angeles

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Law School Building, Room 2442

Event Description

Joel Mokyr of Northwestern University will join us for a seminar Saturday, December 6th on the development of culture and economy.


Joel Mokyr is a renowned economic historian. He has worked as the editor in chief of the Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History, and has published numerous works, including:


  • The Lever of Riches: Technological Creativity and Economic Progress
  • The Enlightened Economy: An Economic History of Britain 1700–1850
  • The Gifts of Athena: Historical Origins of the Knowledge Economy


and many others. He is currently the Robert H. Strotz Professor of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern University.


This event is free and open to the public; no reservations are required. Snacks and beverages will be served.


The Commercial Republic Project is made possible in partnership with the Jack Miller Center and through the support of a grant from the John Templeton Foundation.