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Department Chair/Professor

B.A.-Wake Forest University
Ph.D.-University of Virginia 

Telephone: (336) 758-5335

Office: 209 Kirby Hall


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Curriculum Vitae

Dan Hammond joined the Wake Forest faculty in 1978.  He was an undergraduate economics major at Wake Forest from 1968 to 1972.  He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia.  Dan teaches introductory economics and natural resource economics. 

Dan’s research is on the modern history of economics, primarily topics related to Milton Friedman and Chicago School of Economics.  He was president of the History of Economics Society in 2001-02, and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of the History of Economic Thought. His publications include Theory and Measurement: Causality Issues in Milton Friedman’s Monetary Economics (Cambridge University Press, 1996), The Legacy of Milton Friedman as Teacher (Edward Elgar Publishing, 1999), and, with Claire Hammond, he edited Making Chicago Price Theory: Friedman-Stigler Correspondence, 1945-1957




“Strange Bedfellows: Msgr. John A Ryan and the Minimum Wage Movement,” draft September 2008

“Means and Ends in Postwar Liberalism,” with Claire H. Hammond, draft, May 2008

“Transcendental Commtments of Economists: Friedman, Knight, and Nef,” draft, August 2007

Review of Robert B. Ekelund, Jr., Robert F. Hebert, and Robert D. Tollison, The Marketplace of Christianity, EH.NET, March 2007

Review of Michael Szenberg, Aron Gottesman, & Lall Ramrattan, Paul Samuelson: On Being an Economist, EH.NET, March 2007


President, History of Economics Society, 2001-02

Editorial Board, Journal of the History of Economic Thought




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