Victor V. Claar

Victor V. Claar is an affiliate scholar in economics at the Acton Institute and an associate professor of economics in the Lutgert College of Business at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers.

Posts by Victor V. Claar

Claudia Goldin Is the Ideal Academic Researcher

Harvard’s Claudia Goldin is our newest Nobel laureate in economics. Her accumulated efforts have helped us better understand women’s roles in the labor market—both historically and in contemporary society. It’s worth noting that the economics prize isn’t one of the awards funded by Alfred Nobel’s initial endowment. Continue Reading...

Banking, Panics, and Regs: The 2022 Economics Nobel

Earlier this month, Ben Bernanke, Douglas Diamond, and Philip Dybvig were awarded the Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel. Bernanke, Diamond, and Dybvig were honored for their many contributions to our shared understanding of both the role of banking and banking failures. Continue Reading...