Dr. Michael V. Szpindor Watson 

Assistant Professor of Economics

michaelwatson@abbey.bac.edu

 

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  • B.A., Indiana University, 2010
  • Ph.D. (candidate), George Mason University
  • Economics Courses
  • Michael V. Szpindor Watson (2015). Mueller and Mises: Integrating the Gift and ‘Final Distribution’ within Praxeology. Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, 18 no. 2 Summer 2015
  • WORKING PAPERS
  • A Cheer for Innes: Incorporating Inter-Temporal Barter into Menger’s Account on the Emergence of Money
  • Commodity-Money or Credit-Money: A Case Study of the Shekel in Ancient Babylonia
  • Commodity-Money or State-Money: Menger vs. Knapp in Ancient Lydia
  • Paradisus Iudaeorum:  Jews between Peace and Persecution in the towns and cities of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth 1300-1795
  • Aquinas, Mises, and Wojtyła: Are Praxeology and Thomistic Personalism Compatible?
  • PRESENTATIONS
  • “Aquinas, Mises, and Wojtyła: Are Praxeology and Thomistic Personalism Compatible?” Hildebrand Schulerkreis, (July 2017)
  • “A Cheer for Innes: Incorporating Inter-Temporal Barter into Menger’s Account on the Emergence of Money” and “Commodity-Money or Credit-Money: A Case Study of the Shekel in Ancient Babylonia” Austrian Economics Research Conference, (March 2017)
  • “Paradisus Iudaeorum:  Jews between Peace and Persecution in the towns and cities of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth 1300-1795”
  • The Zdzislaw R. Zakrzewski Ninth Annual Kosciuszko Chair Conference, (November 2016)
  • Commodity-Money or Credit-Money: A Case Study of the Shekel in Ancient Babylonia” Institute for Humane Studies’ Research Colloquium, (October 2015)
  • “Mueller and Mises: Integrating the Gift and ‘Final Distribution’ within Praxeology.” Austrian Economics Research Conference, (March 2015)
  • “Temperature Shocks and the Persecutions and Expulsions of Jews in Towns in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth” Kosciuszko Chair Fourth Annual Spring Symposium, (March 2014)
  • Monetary Theory
  • History of Money and Banking
  • Polish history
  • Economic theory
  • The Catholic Intellectual Tradition