Donald J. Boudreaux became chairman of the department of economics at George Mason University in August 2001 and stepped down in August 2009. He previously served as president of the libertarian think tank Foundation for Economic Education, a post he accepted in May 1997. He also teaches courses on law and economics at the George Mason University School of Law.
From 1992 to 1997, Boudreaux was professor of law and economics at Clemson University. He also served on the economics faculty at George Mason University from 1985 through 1990.
His Ph.D., in economics, is from Auburn University and his law degree is from the University of Virginia School of Law.
Boudreaux has lectured in the United States, Latin America, and Europe on a wide variety of topics, including the nature of law, antitrust law and economics, and international trade.
His articles have been published in the Wall Street Journal, Investor's Business Daily, Regulation, Reason, the Freeman, the American Spectator, the Washington Times, the Journal of Commerce, the Cato Journal,
and several scholarly journals such as the Supreme Court Economic
Review, Southern Economic Journal, Antitrust Bulletin, and the Journal
of Money, Credit, and Banking.
He has publicly criticized Nobel Laureate Economist Paul Krugman, stating that Krugman frequently 'commits elementary errors' when discussing economics.
He blogs at Cafe Hayek with Russell Roberts.
Boudreaux frequently writes letters to the editor, many of which have
been printed, to various newspapers. All of Boudreaux's letters, as
well as those of fellow economist Andrew Morriss, are reprinted at  marketcorrection
Donald also spoke at the 2001 Freedom Summit