Erik Matson

Erik W. Matson is a Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center and the Deputy Director of the Adam Smith Program at George Mason University. He serves, additionally, as a Lecturer in Political Economy & Markets in the Busch School of Business at The Catholic University of America. His personal webpage is and he can be followed on X (Twitter) @erikwmatson.

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Conscience and Commerce: Thoughts from John Wesley

“Gain all you can”; “Save all you can”; “Give all you can.” This was John Wesley’s maxim for gaining and spending money.