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The mission of the Hayek Center is to examine how competition in the marketplace shapes the human condition.

News and Events

  • Hayek Hosts Labor Markets & Public Policy national conference - The Hayek Center held a workshop at Clemson University for the top up-and-coming economists from across the country to gather and discuss their research and its practical public policy implications. Read more.
  • Hayek's Excellence in Research and Outreach - The Hayek Center awarded a $5,000 top prize and $2,000 second place prize to the winners of the 2nd annual HERO Prize program benefitting student research groups doing humanitarian work. Read more.
  • Hayek Center Civil Discourse Project sharpens students' persuasive powers - The Hayek Center for the Business of Prosperity recently piloted the Civil Discourse Project that aims to help students navigate disagreement on a variety of controversial topics. Find out more.
  • Clemson's Hayek Center receives major grant to expand research and undergraduate programs - The Hayek Center for Business Prosperity has received a four-year grant that could provide as much as $5 million to the center. Read more.
  • Hayek Center Director Reed Watson Weighs in on Business Roundtable Statement - Reed Watson published a letter to the editor of The New York Times. Read the article.