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Award-Winning Economist

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 Walter Williams Biography

Walter E. Williams’ impressive education includes a BA in economics from California State University; MA and PhD degrees in economics from UCLA; a Doctor of Humane Letters from Virginia Union University and Grove City College; a Doctor of Laws from Washington and Jefferson College; and an Honorary Doctor of Social Sciences from the Universidad Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala, where he is also an honorary professor.

Williams has served on the faculty of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, as John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics, since 1980 and from 1995 to 2001, he served as department chairman. He has also served on the faculties of Los Angeles City College, California State University Los Angeles, Temple University in Philadelphia, and Grove City College in PA.

Williams is the author of over 150 publications which have appeared in scholarly journals such as Economic Inquiry, American Economic Review, Georgia Law Review, Journal of Labor Economics, Social Science Ouarterly, and the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, as well as popular publications such as Newsweek, Ideas on Liberty, National Review, Reader's Digest, Cato Journal, and Policy Review. He has authored six books: America: A Minority Viewpoint, The State Against Blacks, which was later made into the PBS documentary Good Intentions; All It Takes Is Gut; South Africa's War Against Capitalism, which was later revised for South African publication; Do the Right Thing: The People's Economist Speaks; and More Liberty Means Less Government.

He has made many radio and television appearances on shows such as Nightline, Firing Line, Face the Nation, Milton Friedman's Free to Choose, Crossfire, MacNeil/Lehrer, and Wall Street Week. He was a regular commentator for Nightly Business Report and is an occasional substitute host for the “Rush Limbaugh Show.” In addition, Williams writes a nationally syndicated weekly column that is carried by approximately 140 newspapers and several websites.

Williams serves on several boards of directors, including Grove City College, Reason Foundation, and Hoover Institution. He serves on numerous advisory boards, including the Cato Institute, the Landmark Legal Foundation, the Institute of Economic Affairs, and the Heritage Foundation. He has received numerous fellowships and awards including: the Foundation for Economic Education Adam Smith Award, the Hoover Institution National Fellow, the Ford Foundation Fellow, the Valley Forge Freedoms Foundation George Washington Medal of Honor, the Veterans of Foreign Wars US News Media Award, the Adam Smith Award, the California State University Distinguished Alumnus Award, the George Mason University Faculty Member of the Year, and the Alpha Kappa Psi Award. Williams has frequently given expert testimony before Congressional committees on public policy issues ranging from labor policy to taxation and spending. He is a member of the Mont Pelerin Society, and the American Economic Association.

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Books
Up from the Projects: An Autobiography

Up from the Projects: An Autobiography

More Liberty Means Less Government: Our Founders Knew This Well (Hoover Institution Press Publication)

More Liberty Means Less Government: Our Founders Knew This Well (Hoover Institution Press Publication)

Do the Right Thing: The People's Economist Speaks (Hoover Institution Press Publication)

Do the Right Thing: The People's Economist Speaks (Hoover Institution Press Publication)

State Against Blacks

State Against Blacks

America: A Minority Viewpoint (Hoover Institution Press Publication)

America: A Minority Viewpoint (Hoover Institution Press Publication)

Speaking Topics
  • The Role of Government in a Free Society

  • How Much Can Race or Sex Discrimination Explain?

  • Education Deregulation

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Walter Williams

Award-Winning Economist

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Walter Williams Biography

Walter E. Williams’ impressive education includes a BA in economics from California State University; MA and PhD degrees in economics from UCLA; a Doctor of Humane Letters from Virginia Union University and Grove City College; a Doctor of Laws from Washington and Jefferson College; and an Honorary Doctor of Social Sciences from the Universidad Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala, where he is also an honorary professor.

Williams has served on the faculty of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, as John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics, since 1980 and from 1995 to 2001, he served as department chairman. He has also served on the faculties of Los Angeles City College, California State University Los Angeles, Temple University in Philadelphia, and Grove City College in PA.

Williams is the author of over 150 publications which have appeared in scholarly journals such as Economic Inquiry, American Economic Review, Georgia Law Review, Journal of Labor Economics, Social Science Ouarterly, and the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, as well as popular publications such as Newsweek, Ideas on Liberty, National Review, Reader's Digest, Cato Journal, and Policy Review. He has authored six books: America: A Minority Viewpoint, The State Against Blacks, which was later made into the PBS documentary Good Intentions; All It Takes Is Gut; South Africa's War Against Capitalism, which was later revised for South African publication; Do the Right Thing: The People's Economist Speaks; and More Liberty Means Less Government.

He has made many radio and television appearances on shows such as Nightline, Firing Line, Face the Nation, Milton Friedman's Free to Choose, Crossfire, MacNeil/Lehrer, and Wall Street Week. He was a regular commentator for Nightly Business Report and is an occasional substitute host for the “Rush Limbaugh Show.” In addition, Williams writes a nationally syndicated weekly column that is carried by approximately 140 newspapers and several websites.

Williams serves on several boards of directors, including Grove City College, Reason Foundation, and Hoover Institution. He serves on numerous advisory boards, including the Cato Institute, the Landmark Legal Foundation, the Institute of Economic Affairs, and the Heritage Foundation. He has received numerous fellowships and awards including: the Foundation for Economic Education Adam Smith Award, the Hoover Institution National Fellow, the Ford Foundation Fellow, the Valley Forge Freedoms Foundation George Washington Medal of Honor, the Veterans of Foreign Wars US News Media Award, the Adam Smith Award, the California State University Distinguished Alumnus Award, the George Mason University Faculty Member of the Year, and the Alpha Kappa Psi Award. Williams has frequently given expert testimony before Congressional committees on public policy issues ranging from labor policy to taxation and spending. He is a member of the Mont Pelerin Society, and the American Economic Association.

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Walter Williams Speaking Topics

  • The Role of Government in a Free Society

  • How Much Can Race or Sex Discrimination Explain?

  • Education Deregulation

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Walter Williams for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Walter Williams, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Walter Williams or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Walter Williams?

    Booking fees for Walter Williams, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Walter Williams, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Walter Williams for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Walter Williams for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Walter Williams or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Walter Williams or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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  • How Much Can Race or Sex Discrimination Explain?

  • Education Deregulation

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