Brian Domitrovic

Brian Domitrovic

Assistant Professor of History
Sam Houston State University

Brian Domitrovic is author of Econoclasts: The Rebels Who Sparked the Supply-Side Revolution and Restored American Prosperity. He holds the Ph.D. in history from Harvard, where he also did graduate work in the economics department. His A.B. is from Columbia. Currently, he is assistant professor of history at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. He has taught at Grove City College, Allegheny College, and Slippery Rock University. He lives with his wife and three daughters in suburban Houston. His blog, “Supply-Side Economics Today,” is at econoclasts.net. – See more at: https://home.isi.org/about/people/2828#sthash.jQ225Ubz.dpuf

Videos

Evidence for the Gold Standard

Is there evidence the gold standard is good for America? Here’s what Prof. Domitrovic told Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. For more on the gold standard, watch. 

Why Do We Have Student Loans?

Student loans skyrocketed from the 1980s to the 2007 recession. Dr. Domitrovic says this is a bubble that needs to pop. For notifications of new Learn Liberty videos, click the…

US Economic History 9 — America’s Transition to a Global Economy (1960s-1990s)

The US became a global economy, but also struggled with stagflation and trade conflicts. Video created with the Bill of Rights Institute to help students ace their exams. This is the…

US Economic History 8 — Post-WWII Boom: Transition to a Consumer Economy

The American economy boomed in the years after World War II. Video created with the Bill of Rights Institute to help students ace their exams. This is the eighth video in…

US Economic History 7 — The Great Depression: Causes & Repercussions

Video created with the Bill of Rights Institute to help students ace their exams. This is the seventh video in a series of nine with Professor Brian Domitrovic, which aim to…

US Economic History 6 — Progressivism & the New Deal

In the Progressive and New Deal eras, government intervened heavily in the economy. Video created with the Bill of Rights Institute to help students ace their exams. This is the…

US Economic History 5 — Economic Growth in the Gilded Age

In the Gilded Age (the 1870s and 1880s), the US economy grew faster than ever. Video created with the Bill of Rights Institute to help students ace their exams. This…

US Economic History 4 — Economic Causes of the Civil War

Federal tariffs and slavery caused tensions that led to the Civil War. Video created with the Bill of Rights Institute to help students ace their exams. This is the fourth video…

US Economic History 3 — National Banks’ Rise and Fall

Does a national bank make the US economy more stable or more chaotic? Video created with the Bill of Rights Institute to help students ace their exams. This is the third…

US Economic History 2 — Interstate Commerce & the Constitution

The Constitution’s Interstate Commerce clause was supposed to liberate American markets. Video created with the Bill of Rights Institute to help students ace their exams. This is the second video in…

US Economic History 1 — How Mercantilism Started the American Revolution

The British Empire’s mercantilist plan backfired — and led to the American Revolution. Video created with the Bill of Rights Institute to help students  ace their exams.   This is the…