Edward Stringham

Edward Stringham

Endowed Professor for the Study of Capitalism and Free Enterprise
Fayetteville State University

Edward P. Stringham is the Lloyd V. Hackley Endowed Chair for Capitalism and Free Enterprise Studies at Fayetteville State University. He is Past President of the Association of Private Enterprise Education, Editor of the Journal of Private Enterprise, editor of two books, and author of more than two dozen articles in refereed journals including the Journal of Institutional & Theoretical Economics, Public Choice, and the Quarterly Review of Economics & Finance.

Stringham has been discussed on more than 100 broadcast stations including CBS, CNBC, CNN, Fox, Headline News, NPR, and MTV and in hundreds of newspapers worldwide, including Time magazine, 14 of the 20 highest circulating newspapers in the United States, and the highest circulating English language newspaper in the world. His work has been the subject of discussion by Entertainment Tonight’s Leeza Gibbons and inspired a cartoon by New York Times syndicated political cartoonist Jeff Danziger.

Stringham earned his Ph.D. from George Mason University in 2002, and has won the Templeton Culture of Enteprise Best Article Award, Paper of the Year Award from the Association of Private Enterprise, Best Article Award from the Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, Second Place in the Independent Institute Garvey Contest, and Distinguished Young Scholar Award from the Liberalni Institut and the Prague School of Economics.

Blog Posts

Market demand is reforming farm ethics

Regardless of one’s position on eating meat, one can still care about not intentionally inflicting pain on animals.

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We need less politics and more private governance

One of the most important things we can do is really explain and understand how markets, not government intervention, are our best hope for an orderly and prosperous society.

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Do We Need Government?

Should government provide law enforcement? Most would argue that government is absolutely necessary for law enforcement. Prof. Edward Stringhman, however, argues that government may not even be necessary at all. To…