About the Author
Trace Mitchell is a Research Assistant at the Liberty & Law Center at George Mason University. Trace is a graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University, where he received a BA in Political Science. He is currently pursuing a JD at the George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School. Trace is also an alum of the Mercatus Center's Frederic Bastiat Fellowship.
What inspired you to start writing?
I have always been inspired by Milton Friedman and F.A. Hayek's views on social change. I believe writing is one of the best ways to show others the beauty of classical liberalism and the power of markets as a process.
What are your hobbies / interests?
I love reading books on Economics and Philosophy as well as playing my guitar and ukulele.
Who are your personal heroes?
Elinor Ostrom, Donald J. Boudreaux, Veronique de Rugy, and Clark Neily
How did you discover the freedom philosophy?
I was first introduced to classical liberalism through my undergraduate Economics professors, Dean Stansel and Carrie Kerekes as well as Students For Liberty.
Who are your favorite writers?
Frederic Bastiat, John Stuart Mill, F.A. Hayek, James Buchanan, Ronald Coase, Don Lavoie, Adam Thierer, and Matt Mitchell.