Charles Koch Foundation Grant Helps Expand Duke University’s Center for the History of Political Economy

For decades Duke Professor Bruce Caldwell and his peers have been researching what economic theories and practices of the past can teach economists about the challenges we face today. During that time, Duke’s Center for the History of Political Economy has attracted support from grantmaking organizations including the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Institute for New Economic Thinking. Today, the university announced additional support that will allow the center to expand its work, add faculty, and partner with Duke’s Rubenstein Library to hire a digital librarian to capture the intellectual history of a new generation of thinkers.

Center Director and Duke Research Professor of Economics Bruce Caldwell said, “Duke has long been strong in the history of economics. We’re excited to build on the strength that already exists here and take it to the next level.”

Click here for more information about the grant. Find a copy of the agreement here. Learn more about other projects at Duke here.

01-07-2019 02:01pm

Charles Koch Foundation Grant Helps Expand ASU’s Political History Program

Arizona State University announced that, with support from the Charles Koch Foundation, it will expand its Program in Political History and Leadership.

Read more

12-19-2018 04:12pm

Are Virtual Pen Pals the Cure for Polarization? Three High Schools Are Finding Out.

Through the international nonprofit Narrative 4, students in rural eastern Kentucky and students in the South Bronx meet via video to discuss the political, economic, and demographic differences between their hometowns.

Read more

12-19-2018 03:12pm

College of the Holy Cross Helps Aspiring Entrepreneurs Ask How They Will Impact Society

The College of the Holy Cross has launched the Carlyse and Arthur A. Ciocca ’59 Center for Business, Ethics, and Society, a new program that will ask aspiring entrepreneurs and business leaders to explore the proper role of a business in a just, sustainable, and flourishing society.

Read more