The Smith Center announces 2010-2011 speaker series

  • October 4, 2010 5:18am

The Smith Center for Private Enterprise Studies kicks off their 2010-2011 speaker series on October 13 with John Lott, author of  “More Guns, Less Crime”. The Smith Center is a free-market think tank at Cal State East Bay offering lectures, research, seminars, conferences, and courses for future leaders in business and society to learn how the principle of free enterprise builds a strong economy. All events are scheduled to take place in room 311 of the old University Union.

October 13, 2010 - 2pm

John Lott, University of Maryland, College Park

“More Guns, Less Crime”

November 10, 2010 - 2pm

Art Carden, Rhodes College

“Waltonomics: Walmart and Society”

December 1, 2010 - 2pm

Rich Stowell, University of San Francisco

“A Well-Regulated Militia: The Power of the Volunteer American Military”

January 26, 2011 - 2pm

James, E. MacDougald, President, The Free Enterprise Nation


February 9, 2011 - 2pm

P. J. Hill Wheaton College

“The Morality of Markets”

April 13, 2011 - 2pm

Glen Whitman, California State University, Northridge

“Behavioral Economics and the New Paternalism”

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