Craig Richardson

Craig Richardson

Title:
Professor of Economics and Director for The Center of Economic Analysis, Winston-Salem State University
Email:
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Professor Richardson’s research has focused on identifying misaligned incentives in the marketplace, often created from government policies. He has examined (and offered solutions to) problems arising from mandatory health insurance, electronic medical records, weakened property rights, and most recently, corporate branding and consumer trust. He is the author of The Collapse of Zimbabwe in the Wake of the 2000-2003 Land Reforms as well as numerous articles in popular and scholarly publications. He also consults regularly with The Institute for Liberty and Democracy, headquartered in Peru, and has been a Visiting Research Fellow at The American Institute for Economic Research for the past seven years. Professor Richardson has also worked with the U.S. State Department in Zimbabwe and for The World Bank. Professor Richardson earned a B.A. with honors in Economics from Kenyon College, and his Ph.D in Economics from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Craig Richardson CV

Current Research

  • Eminent domain abuse in highway construction in North Carolina
  • All economic growth is not the same: Complex economies as a hedge against economic volatility. What we can learn from Africa.
  • Learning from the extreme case of Zimbabwe:  Institutional, monetary and fiscal lessons for  free markets

 

 

 

Education

B.A. with honors in Economics from Kenyon College
Ph.D in Economics from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Publications

The Collapse of Zimbabwe in the Wake of the 2000-2003 Land Reforms