Mark Koyama is an Economic historian at George Mason University, research fellow at the Center for Economic Research and Policy (CEPR), a member of the F.A. Hayek Progam in PPE at GMU, senior scholar at the Mercatus Center, and co-author of Persecution & Toleration.
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Persecution, Toleration, and the Rise of Modernity: An Interview with Historian Mark Koyama
Religious freedom is a core value of the modern West, but how did it emerge, and why does it matter? Economic historian Mark Koyama, of George Mason University, joins me to discuss his recent book (co-authored with Noel Johnson), Persecution and Toleration: The Long Road to Religious Freedom.Check out the book here, and follow Professor Koyama on Twitter @MarkKoyama.Support this show by supporting our sponsors!Quip - Your new toothbrush starts at just $25, and at you can get your first refill pack free.Peloton - For a limited time, you can go to, and use the code TIDESPOD to get $100 off accessories with the purchase of a Tread.
31 – Mark Koyama on the Macroeconomics of Ancient Rome
Mark Koyama is an Assistant Professor of Economics at George Mason University and a Senior Fellow at George Mason University’s Mercatus Center. He joins the show to discuss his research on the economic history of ancient Rome from the rise of the Roman Republic to the transition to the Roman Empire to the Empire’s eventual fall. David’s blog: Mark’s Medium page: Mark’s GMU profile: David’s Twitter: @DavidBeckworth Mark’s Twitter: @MarkKoyama Related links: “The Roman Market Economy” by Peter Temin (2012, Princeton University Press) “Peter Temin and the Malthusian Hypothesis for the Limits of Roman Growth” by Mark Koyama “Why did the Roman Economy Decline?” by Mark Koyama
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