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Julia R. Norgaard

Assistant Professor of Economics
Social Science Division, Seaver College
AC 238

Biography

Julia R. Norgaard received her PhD from George Mason University where she was a PhD fellow at the Mercatus Center and a graduate lecturer. In 2015, she received her master's degree in economics from George Mason University. Dr. Norgaard received her BA in economics with a minor in mathematics from the University of San Diego in 2012. Her interests include applied microeconomics and political economy as well as law and economics and development. Dr. Norgaard created and currently runs both the PEP Talks Research Seminar and the Economics Reading Group. She has passion for both research and teaching economics.

Education

  • PhD, George Mason University, 2017
  • MA in Economics, George Mason University, 2015
  • BA in Economics, The University of San Diego, 2012
  • Michael and Andrea Leven Family Foundation Fellow, 2017
  • Mercatus Center Ph.D. Fellowship, 2017
  • Humane Studies Fellowship, 2017
  • Mercatus Center Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship, 2016
  • Mercatus Center Ph.D. Fellowship, 2016
  • Humane Studies Fellowship, 2016
  • Michael and Andrea Leven Family Foundation Fellow, 2016
  • Julia R. Norgaard and Ennio Piano. (scheduled) 2018 "Put your money where your mouth is: Measuring the Value of Voice" The Southern Economic Association, Washington, D.C: November 19, 2018.
  • Julia R. Norgaard and Ennio Piano. (scheduled) 2018 "The Decline of the Court Martial in the United States" The Southern Economic Association, Washington, D.C: November 19, 2018.
  • Julia R. Norgaard. (scheduled) 2018 "Exploring the DarkNet: What the Internet black market can tell us about technology, entrepreneurship, and innovation" Institute for Humane Studies Seminar, Sacramento, CA: November 5, 2018.
  • Julia R. Norgaard. 2018 "Put your money where your mouth is: Measuring the Value of Voice" Public Choice Society, Charleston, SC: March 2, 2018.
  • Julia R. Norgaard. 2017 "Overcoming Anonymity: How Internet Black Markets Enable Encrypted and Anonymous Exchange" The Southern Economic Association, Tampa, FL: November 18, 2017.
  • Julia Norgaard. 2016 "Trust Development and Self-Enforcing Exchange in Anonymous Internet Markets" The Southern Economic Association, Washington, D.C.: November 19, 2016.
  • Julia R. Norgaard. 2016 "Shadow Markets and Hierarchies: Comparing and Modeling Networks in the Dark Net" Public Choice Society, Fort Lauderdale, FL: March 12, 2016.
  • Julia R. Norgaard. 2016 "The Effect of Tor Client Traffic on the Price of Bitcoin" Public Choice Society, Fort Lauderdale, FL: March 12, 2016.
  • Julia R. Norgaard. 2015 "Black Market Exchange Rates as a Proxy for Inflation" The Southern Economic Association, New Orleans, LA: November 23, 2015.
  • Julia R. Norgaard. 2015 "The Political Economy of the Peace Corps" The Association of Private Enterprise Education, Cancun, MX: April 13, 2015.
  • Julia R. Norgaard. 2015 "An Evaluation of the Robustness of Spontaneous Order: An Analysis of the Deep Web." George Mason University Advances in Policy and Politics Conference, Arlington, VA: April 3, 2015.
  • Julia R. Norgaard. 2015 "An Evaluation of the Robustness of Spontaneous Order: An Analysis of the Deep Web." George Mason University Interdisciplinary Graduate Research Conference, Fairfax, VA: March 2015.
  • Julia R. Norgaard. 2015 "An Introduction to Microfinance." Presented at the George Washington University's Women's Economics Symposium, Washington, DC: February 2015.
  • Julia R. Norgaard and August Hardy. 2014 "An Evaluation of the Robustness of Spontaneous Order: An Analysis of the Deep Web." The Southern Economic Association, Atlanta, GA: November 2014.
  • Julia R. Norgaard, Ryan Safner, and Vlad Tarko. 2014 "A Structural Analysis of Regulatory Capitalism."
  • The Association of Private Enterprise Education, Las Vegas, NV: April 2014.
  • Julia R. Norgaard. 2014 "An Introduction to Microfinance." Presented at the George Washington University's Women's Economics Symposium, Washington, DC: January 2014.

Topics

  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Political Economy
  • Law and Economics
  • Economic Development

Courses

  • ECON 321 Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • ECON 320 Intermediate Microeconomics
  • ECON 492 Economic Development
  • ECON 427 Labor Economics (Spring 2019)
  • ECON 492 Game Theory