The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really know about what they imagine they can design.
- F.A. Hayek, The Fatal Conceit, 1988: 76
Jayme Lemke (Ph.D., Economics, George Mason University) is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and Finance at Utah State University. Prior to moving to Utah State, Jayme was a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Political Theory Project at Brown University. Her interests include economic history, public choice, and constitutional political economy, particularly as applied to understanding the economic forces behind political and legal institutions that uniquely affect women. She is also interested more generally in the operation and analysis of self-governing political, economic, and social systems. Her work has appeared in outlets such as Public Choice, the Journal of Institutional Economics, and the Review of Behavioral Economics.