Peter Boettke received an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Social Sciences from Universidad Francisco Marroquín in recognition of his talent, academic background, dissemination and passion for teaching economics. After his investiture, he expressed words of gratitude to the authorities of this university and then spoke to the graduating students on the importance of finding their own way, of becoming lifelong learners and keeping the books they read during their career because they will be a source of knowledge that can be seen from another perspective in the future.
Honorary Doctoral Degree Awarded at May 2012 Commencement Peter Boettke
Universidad Francisco Marroquín Manuel F. Ayau Lawn Guatemala, May 5, 2012
A New Media-UFM. Guatemala, May 2012 Camera: Mario Estrada, Diego Chajón, Sergio Miranda, Mynor de León; digital editing: Claudia de Obregón; index: Daphne Ortiz; synopsis: Eugenia Aldana, Daphne Ortiz; publication: Mynor de León
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Peter Boettke is professor of economics at George Mason University, where he also serves as vice president for research, BB&T Professor for the Study of Capitalism, and research director for the Global Prosperity Initiative at the Mercatus Center. Furthermore, he is deputy director of the James M. Buchanan Center for Political Economy. He is author and coauthor of various books on economics and politics, such as: Living Economics: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, Challenging Institutional Analysis and Development: The Bloomington School, The Economic Way of Thinking, The Political Economy of Soviet Socialism: The Formative Years, among others. Boettke received his BA in economics from Grove City College, MA and PhD in economics from George Mason University. He holds a honorary doctorate in social sciences from Universidad Francisco Marroquín.