COBE lecture explores the medieval constitution of liberty

Andrew Young, director of graduate students and a research fellow at the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University, will speak about “The Medieval Constitution of Liberty,” on Nov. 1 at Radford University.

Young’s talk is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. in the College of Business and Economics’ (COBE) Kyle Hall, room 340. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m.

The event is part of the Economics is Everywhere lecture series and is sponsored by the university’s Department of Economics.

Young serves as a professor of economics in the Jerry S. Rawls College of Business Administration at Texas Tech University.

He is co-editor of Contemporary Economic Policy and an associate editor for macroeconomics, growth, international economics, trade and finance of Southern Economic Journal.

Young earned his B.A. in economics from the College of the Holy Cross and his Ph.D. in economics from Emory University. Prior to joining Texas Tech, he taught economics at West Virginia University, University of Mississippi and Emory University.

Young is the author of more than 40 scholarly articles and book chapters. His primary fields of research are economic growth and development and political economy. His recent research focuses on the political economy of Germanic barbarians in late antiquity.

The Economics is Everywhere program launched at Radford University during the spring 2015 semester. As part of the initiative, students are offered lectures from economics experts and participate in a semester-long book club.

To learn more, contact Thomas Duncan at 540-831-6057 or

Oct 24, 2017
Chad Osborne