WFU professor named president of international economics society

Daniel HammondsmithDaniel Hammond, professor of economics at Wake Forest University, was named president of the History of Economics Society at the society’s annual meeting held at Wake Forest June 29- July 2.

Hammond joined the Wake Forest faculty in 1978. He is a 1972 Wake Forest graduate in economics and earned his doctorate at the University of Virginia in 1979. Hammond teaches introductory economics and upper-level courses in environmental economics. He is the author of “The Legacy of Milton Friedman as Teacher” and “Theory and Measurement: Causality Issues in Milton Friedman’s Monetary Economics.”

The History of Economics Society has an international membership of approximately 300. It was founded in 1974 to promote interest in and inquiry into the history of economics; facilitate communication among scholars in the economics field; and to disseminate knowledge about the history of economics.

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