Edward P. Stringham
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Edward P. Stringham
Edward Stringham
Born (1975-01-18) January 18, 1975 (age 45)
FieldPolitical economy
School or
Austrian School
Alma materCollege of the Holy Cross
InfluencesFriedrich Hayek
Ludwig von Mises
David D. Friedman
Walter Block
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Edward Peter Stringham (born January 18, 1975) is an Austrian School American economist, President of the American Institute for Economic Research in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, and the Davis Professor of Economic Innovation at Trinity College (Connecticut).[1][2]

He received a B.A. in economics from College of the Holy Cross and his Ph.D. from George Mason University.[3]

He was Associate Professor at San Jose State University from 2002 to 2008, the F.A. Hayek Endowed visiting professor at University of Klagenfurt in 2008, and Shelby Cullom Davis visiting associate professor at Trinity College from 2008 to 2010.[4] He has also held faculty positions at Fayetteville State University and Texas Tech University.[5]

He has been the editor of the Journal of Private Enterprise since 2006.[6] Additionally, he served as the President of the Association of Private Enterprise Education from 2006 to 2007. He has edited Anarchy, State and Public Choice (2006) and Anarchy and the Law: The Political Economy of Choice (2007).

In 2006, he published a study together with Bethany Peters titled "No Booze? You May Lose: Why Drinkers Earn More Money Than Nondrinkers" (with the Reason Foundation).[7][8] For that seeming controversial statement, he made numerous television appearances.[9] In 2009 and 2010 he published the related "The Catastrophe of What Passes for Alcohol Policy Analysis"[10] and he gave testimony before the Connecticut legislature on alcohol restrictions.[11]

Stringham has appeared on dozens of media outlets including CNBC, Fox News, MTV, and NPR.[12]


  • Private Governance: Creating Order in Economic and Social Life, 2015, Oxford University Press, ISBN 9780199365166[13]


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