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Edward Lopez

Edward Lopez


College of Business

School of Economics, Management, and Project Management

Contact Information

Office: 224C Forsyth Building
Personal Website:


Edward Lopez is Professor of Economics and keeps his profile up to date on his personal website at He is also fouding director of Western Carolina University's Center for the Study of Free Enterprise, which he keeps up to date at <a data-fr-linked="true" href="//"></a>.


  • Ph D, George Mason University, Economics
  • MA, George Mason University
  • BS, Texas A&M University

Teaching Interests

I teach courses in principles of economics, public finance, intermediate micro, and the ethics of capitalism.

Research Interests

Law & Economics, Public Choice, Entrepreneurship, Economics of Ideas, Political Change

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