Laura Grube

Laura Grube

Assistant Professor
Beloit College

Laura Grube, Ph.D., teaches Principles of Economics, Comparative Economic Systems, and Austrian School Economics at Beloit College. Her research interests include political economy (and constitutional political economy), economic development, and Austrian School economics. From July 2008 – May 2009, Laura worked with the Free Market Foundation of Southern Africa (Johannesburg, South Africa) as a Fulbright Student. Additionally, Laura was a business analyst at Deloitte Consulting and senior business analyst at Perficient, Inc.

Blog Posts

The Cajun Navy at the Prow: How Civil Society Responds to Disaster

Because the Cajun Navy consists of local volunteers who operate “on the ground” (or above the ground, on the water), they have access to local knowledge that other entities do not. Economist F.A. Hayek’s claim that knowledge is both dispersed and specific to time and place requires that we consider how various institutional structures are able or unable to make use of knowledge.

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