Don Boudreaux is a board member and co-director of the Program on the American Economy and Globalization at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He is also a professor and former chairman of the department of economics at George Mason. He is passionate about making economics accessible to all audiences, and , unlike many academics , enjoys teaching introductory economics courses to young students. His popular blog, Cafe Hayek, offers daily insights on how markets work to improve people’s lives.