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Inaugural Lecture: "The Needless Creation of Political Crises in U.S. Fiscal Policy."
|Inaugural Lecture: "The Needless Creation of Political Crises in U.S. Fiscal Policy."|| Ort: Festsaal der WU|
Neil H. Buchanan teaches tax law, tax policy, contracts, and law and economics at George Washington University (Washington D.C). His research addresses the long-term tax and
spending patterns of the federal government, focusing on budget deficits, the national debt, health care costs, and Social Security. He also is engaged in a long-term research
project that asks how current policy choices should be shaped by concerns for the interests of future generations.
Professor Buchanan has held permanent or visiting positions at Rutgers-Newark School of Law, NYU School of Law, and Cornell Law School. He clerked for Judge Robert H. Henry on
the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Prior to attending law school, Professor Buchanan was an economics professor, specializing in macroeconomics, the history of
economic thought, and economic methodology. He has held full-time faculty positions in economics at the University of Michigan, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Barnard
College, Goucher College, and Wellesley College.
He has been appointed visiting professor at the Institute for Austrian and International tax Law (WU) for the spring semester 2013.