For eleven years, Jerry L. Jordan was president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. He was also a member of President Ronald Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisers and a member of the US Gold Commission. He served as chief economist for two commercial banks and as dean and professor of economics at University of New Mexico. He is also a past president and director of the National Association of Business Economists and former director of the Western Economic Association. Jerry is the editor of Universal Economics, a microeconomics textbook written by Armen Alchian and William R. Allen, published in 2018 by Liberty Fund. He is a member of Mont Pelerin Society.

Jerry Jordan – Former President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Alexander Taghi Tabarrok holds the Bartley J. Madden Chair in Economics at the Mercatus Center and is a professor of economics at George Mason University. He is the coauthor, with Tyler Cowen, of the popular economics blog Marginal Revolution and cofounder of the online educational platform Marginal Revolution University. He is the author of several books, including the introductory economics textbooks, Modern Principles of Economics. His articles have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and many other prestigious publications.

Alex Tabarrok - Bartley J. Madden Chair in Economics at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University


Dr. Tom G. Palmer is the George M. Yeager Chair for Advancing Liberty and the executive vice president for international programs at Atlas Network, a global network of over 441 think tanks in 95 countries. He is also a senior fellow at Cato Institute in Washington, D.C. Before joining Cato, he was an H. B. Earhart Fellow at Hertford College, Oxford University, and a vice president of the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University. He frequently lectures all over the world on political science, public choice, civil society, and the moral, legal, and historical foundations of individual rights. He is the author or editor of a number of books, including After the Welfare State, Peace, Love, and Liberty, and Self-Control or State Control? You Decide (2016).

Tom Palmer – Executive Vice President for International Programs at Atlas Network