Economics of Liberty Lecture Series 2015

First Published: 2015-02-07

 

Thanks to The Templeton Foundations, and The College of The Bahamas we are able to present Professor Richard Ebeling once again with our 2015 Lecture Series.

Dr. Ebeling will be visiting this year for lectures on Thursday, March 5, Friday, March 6, and Saturday, March 7, 2015. See the agenda/schedule below.

Professor Randy Forbes of the College of The Bahamas has assisted, with our gratitude, and the lectures will take place in the state of the art lecture room in the Harry C. Moore Library at the College of The Bahamas, Moss Road and JFK Boulevard entrance.

Sign up for the Thursday, March 5 lectures here…

Sign up for the Friday, March 6 lectures here…

Sign up for the Saturday, March 7 lectures here…

Free admission. Space is limited

About Professor Ebeling
Dr. Richard M. Ebeling is the BB & T Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina, He was formerly professor of Economics at Northwood University. Was formerly president of The Foundation for Economic Education (FEE), was the Ludwig von Mises Professor of Economics at Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan, and served as president of academic affairs for The Future of Freedom Foundation (FFF).

Agenda
Thursday, March 5, 2015
9:00am – 10:15am: The Moral Foundations of the Free Society: Liberty, Responsibility, and the Justice of Private Property and the Market Economy
Break
10:30 – 11:45am: The Meaning and Morality of Market Competition and the Profit and Loss System
Lunch Provided: 12:00 – 1:00pm: Sandwich, chips and soft drink
1:15 – 3:00pm: Why Socialism Failed: The Ethical and Economic Bankruptcy of the Planned Society

Friday, March 6, 2015
9:00am – 10:15am: Understanding the Economics of the Political Process: Ethical Entrepreneurs or Crony Capitalist?
Break
10:30 – 11:45am: The Ethics and Economics of Redistribution: Are We Helping Our Fellow Men through the Welfare State?
Lunch Provided: 12:00 – 1:00pm: Sandwich, chips and soft drink
1:15 – 3:00pm: The Fiscal Crisis of Our Time: The Ethics and Economics of Income Taxes, VAT, and Deficit Spending

Saturday, March 7, 2015
9:00am – 10:00am: Being Moral Stewards of the Planet: Market Solutions to Our Environmental Problems
Break
10:15am – 11:30m: Money and Inflation: The Moral Hazards from Paper Money
Break
11:45am – 12:00pm: The Virtues of Liberty: Restoring a Free Society
Wrap up.

 

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