Date(s) - 02/28/2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
653 Massachusetts Ave
We are pleased to host economist Steve Horwitz to discuss the new John H. Schnatter Institute for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise and what that means for Ball State University and the rest of Indiana.
The John H. Schnatter Institute for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise supports events and training focused on creative problem solving, best business practices, and economic literacy.
They support concerned and engaged citizens in bringing progress and prosperity to their communities. They teach you how to become more self-sufficient in solving problems and enhancing your organization’s personal productivity and effectiveness.
Steve Horwitz is a long-time faculty member at the summer seminars of the Institute for Humane Studies and the Foundation for Economic Education. In the summer of 2007, he was a visiting scholar at the Social Philosophy and Policy Center at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. Horwitz is also an Affiliated Senior Scholar of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia, where he has conducted nationally-recognized research on the role of Wal-Mart and the Coast Guard in the response to Hurricane Katrina. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Fraser Institute in Canada and has been a member of the Mont Pelerin Society since 1996.
Most of Horwitz’s professional work has been in the area of monetary theory and macroeconomics from an Austrian school perspective, with his 2000 book Microfoundations and Macroeconomics: An Austrian Perspective best summarizing that work. He has also contributed to Austrian economics and the history of economic thought as well as the social thought of F. A. Hayek. In recent years, he has been exploring the economics and social theory of the family. His Open Letter to My Friends on the Left in September 2008 was a widely read libertarian analysis of the mortgage crisis and has been translated into five languages.
He recently joined the staff at Ball State as part of the John H. Schnatter Institute for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise
We’ll have drinks and small bites for those who socialize at 6:30 PM, and the panel will begin at 7:30 PM.
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Once capacity is reached via RSVP, walk-ins will be granted entry on a first-come, first-served basis, starting at 7 PM the night of the event. Those who RSVP beforehand, but do not make it by 7 PM, will be added to that line.
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