About This Chapter
AFF-Dallas is a professional development network for individuals who believe in the power of personal liberty, entrepreneurship, and innovation–channeled through free markets–to promote positive social change.
AFF-Dallas events bring the “doers” of Dallas together to network, learn from each other, discuss key issues, and ultimately collaborate to improve themselves and the city as a whole.
The Covid Economy and the Role of the Federal Reserve (Virtual)
The key goals of the Federal Reserve System are “to promote the health of the U.S. economy and the stability of the U.S. financial system.” In response to the coronavirus...
Can Disaster Recovery Research Teach Us About the Current Pandemic? (Virtual)
The popular press has been drawing repeated parallels between the Spanish Flu of 1918 and our current public health crisis to inform our potential recovery from this pandemic. However, historical,...
AFF-Dallas: Metrics for Reopening: A “Roundtable” Discussion (Virtual)
Economics is all about tradeoffs. One of the most difficult issues currently facing states and localities is how to evaluate the tradeoffs involved in reopening the economy. On Monday, May...
Meg Tuszynski is a research associate for the State and Local Policy Project at the O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom, located on the Southern Methodist University campus. Before joining the O’Neil Center, Meg was the program manager for the Spending and Budget Initiative at the Mercatus Center. Meg received her PhD in economics from George Mason University in the fall of 2016. Her dissertation focused on the problematic incentives built into public aid programs, and the role ideas have played in the expansion of the welfare state. She earned her MA in economics at George Mason in 2015, and a dual BA in philosophy and economics from the same school in 2011. Her research interests include Austrian economics, Public Choice, New Institutional economics, and economic freedom. “Before moving to Dallas, I spent nine years living in the DC area – where opportunities to connect with fellow liberty lovers were omnipresent. Upon relocating here, I was overjoyed to find that there was a vibrant liberty crowd in the area. AFF has an important role to play here in connecting like-minded individuals to both one another, and to opportunities in the area.”