Professor Bradley K. Hobbs
Clinical Professor of Economics
Clemson University



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"It is through exchange that difference becomes a blessing, not a curse."

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“The peculiar evil of silencing the expression of an opinion is, that it is robbing the human race; posterity as well as the existing generation; those who dissent from the opinion, still more than those who hold it. If the opinion is right, they are deprived of the opportunity of exchanging error for truth: if wrong, they lose, what is almost as great a benefit, the clearer perception and livelier impression of truth, produced by its collision with error.”


John Stuart Mill, On Liberty



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Spring 2021 Courses

Office Hours: Due to COVID my Office Hours are online in Zoom.  Email me for an appointment.

Course Number Course Title Classroom Days Time CRN
ECON 3500-002 The Moral and Ethical Foundations of a Market Economy Lee Hall 172 M,W 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. 17071
ECON 2120
See Canvas
Principles of Macroeconomics Online M, W 12:20 p.m.  - 1:10 p.m. Sections
1- 19


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Office Location: Wilbur O. and Ann Powers Hall, Hayek Center - 309A

Vitae and Publications List

The Morality of Profit - Second Place Essay

Adam Smith's Earthquake

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