Challey Institute

We are dedicated to enhancing economic growth and opportunity.

Who We Are

We aim to advance understanding in the areas of innovation, trade and institutions to identify policies and solutions that enhance economic growth and opportunity.




Three Core Areas


Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Focus on What Gives Your Life Meaning

Are you trying to find the inner drive and inspiration to be become an entrepreneur? We surveyed over 1,200 American adults from diverse backgrounds all over the country, seeking to understand the factors that lead people to pursue their entrepreneurial goals.




Column | How will COVID-19 affect international trade?

By Dr. Anupa Sharma, Spotlight on Economics

Op-Ed | Survey: Ability to find meaning in life key to economic COVID recovery
By Drs. Clay Routledge and John Bitzan, The Western Journal

Op-Ed | Opportunities in overcoming physical distancing
By Dr. Ganapathy Mahalingam, InForum 

Article | Is that nostalgia you're feeling?
Ft. Dr. Clay Routledge, The Atlantic

Op-Ed | The power of meaning
By Drs. John Bitzan and Clay Routledge, InForum


Johan Norberg answers the question: Would the Swedish model work in the United States?



Upcoming Events

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all in-person events have been canceled or postponed. 


WATCH | Wold Business Ethics virtual event
Dr. Christopher Coyne, Professor of Economics at George Mason University, discuss his work in a virtual Wold Business Ethics talk with Dean of Business, Scott Beaulier. 





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