My research focuses on entrepreneurship, international trade, and political economy. I study the entrepreneur as the market system's driving force and the interaction between the entrepreneur and government. My dissertation is titled "The Market Process: Entrepreneurship, Intervention, and the Role of the State.” My committee chair was Christopher Coyne.
My article "Alert-Judgment: Ford's Entrepreneurial Five-Dollar Day" is published in the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics (December 2021). "A Robust Analysis of Trade Policy: The Chicken & Lumber Wars" is now available at the Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy (October 2022). I am currently developing projects exploring the relationship between government and the entrepreneur, the entrepreneur’s interaction with trade policy, and market economy institutions.
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Nathaniel W. Smith
Ph.D. Candidate in Economics @ George Mason University