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Sally Pipes of the Pacific Research Institute will speak on Oct. 16. (Photo: Smith Center)

The Smith Center announces 2013-14 speaker series

  • October 14, 2013 5:00am

The Smith Center for Private Enterprise Studies kicks off their 2013-14 speaker series on October 16 with Sally Pipes, president and chief executive officer of the Pacific Research Institute.

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 free and are scheduled to take place in room 311 of the old University Union unless otherwise noted. For more information:

October 16, 2013 - 2pm

Sally Pipes, Pacific Research Institute

"How to Achieve Affordable, Accessible, Quality Health Care in America"

Note: This event will take place in Old UU 102.

November 20, 2013 - 2pm

Tsvet Tsonevski, Foundation for Economic Education

“Why Socialism Fails”

December 4, 2013 - 2pm

Mimi Steel, SF Bay Area Citizens Alliance for Property Rights

“Private Property: How Politicians and Planners Are Killing the American Dream”

January 29, 2014 - 2pm

David Levinson, University of Minnesota

"Enterprising Roads and Transit"

February 19, 2014 - 2pm

Professor Randy T Simmons, Utah State University

“Property and Markets in Elmer Kelton Novels”

March 5, 2014 - 2pm

Professor Adam Hoffer, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

"Sin Tax' Costs Outweigh Benefits"

May 28, 2014 - 2pm

Professor William N. Butos, Trinity College

"Hayekian Perspective on Government and Science"


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