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Richard M. Ebeling, PhD

Dr. Richard M. Ebeling is the BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel. Among the courses he offers are "Entrepreneurial Leadership and Capitalist Ethics" and "Ethical Entrepreneurship and Profit-Making."

Dr. Ebeling is recognized as one of the leading members of the Austrian School of Economics and is the author of Austrian Economics and Public Policy: Restoring Freedom and Prosperity (Future of Freedom Foundation, 2016); Monetary Central Planning and the State (Future of Freedom Foundation, 2015); as well as the author of Political Economy, Public Policy, and Monetary Economics: Ludwig von Mises and the Austrian Tradition (Routledge, 2010) and Austrian Economics and the Political Economy of Freedom (Edward Elgar, 2003).

He is also the editor of the three-volume, Selected Writings of Ludwig von Mises (Liberty Fund, 2000, 2002, 2012), the co-editor of When We Are Free (Northwood University Press, 2014), an anthology of essays devoted to the moral, political and economic principles of the free society, and co-author of the five-volume, In Defense of Capitalism (Northwood University Press, 2010-2014).

Prior to his appointment at The Citadel, Dr. Ebeling was professor of economics at Northwood University in Midland, Michigan (2009-2014). He served as president of the Foundation for Economic Education (2003-2008), was the Ludwig von Mises Professor of Economics at Hillside College in Hillsdale, Michigan (1988-2003), and Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Dallas in Texas (1984-1988).

He lives with his wife, Anna, and their royal standard poodle "Fritzie" in Mt. Pleasant. 

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Contact Information:

Office: Bond Hall 341
Telephone: 843.953.5056
E-Mail: rebeling@citadel.edu
Fax: 843.953-6764

Degrees:

Ph.D., Middlesex University in London, England

M.S., Rutgers University
B.S., California State University

Vita: Dr. Richard Ebeling

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