Join The Nassau Institute for an evening lecture on Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 7:00pm at the British Colonial Hilton in Downtown Nassau.
Professor Bruce Yandle will discuss "Deficits, regulation, welfare reform. Why is the government habit so difficult to break? Is it special interests? Just any special interests"?" in a presentation entitled, Bootleggers, Baptists and the Government Habit.
Your $75 donation will cover a three course meal (Roast Tomato & Crab Bisque – Pan Fried Mahi-Mahi with Leek & Pepper Ragout, Parsley Mashed Potatoes with a Fresh Island Vegetable Medley – Bourbon Street Pecan Pie with coffee or tea. There will be a cash bar for your convenience.
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Dr. Bruce Yandle is Dean Emeritus of Clemson University’s College of Business & Behavioral Science where he was a faculty member for 33 years. A past member and chairman of South Carolina’s State Board of Economic Advisors, he is a Senior Fellow with Clemson’s Strom Thurmond Institute and Adjunct Distinguished Professor of Economics at George Mason University’s Mercatus Center in Arlington, VA. Recipient of South Carolina’s Order of the Palmetto, Dr. Yandle is author/editor of 16 books and has taught economics in graduate programs in France, Germany, Italy, and Czech Republic.
He was a senior economist on White House staff during the Ford and Carter Administrations and Executive Director of the Federal Trade Commission in the Reagan Administration. A frequent contributor to The Freeman and Regulation magazine, Dr. Yandle served as president of the Association of Private Enterprise Education, trustee of the Foundation for Economic Education, and as a trustee and board chairman with Spartanburg Methodist College. He writes a quarterly newsletter on the economy distributed by Clemson’s Thurmond Institute. Prior to entering a career in university teaching, Dr. Yandle was in the industrial machinery business for 15 years.