PERC to Host Socialism vs. Freedom Event on 9/23

Sep 08, 2021

The Private Enterprise Research Center will host Benjamin Powell and Robert Lawson for a presentation on how socialist regimes affect the lives of everyday citizens on September 23, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

Robert Lawson, Clinical Professor and the Jerome M. Fullinwider Centennial Chair in Economic Freedom, is Director of the Bridwell Institute for Economic Freedom at Southern Methodist University. Dr. Lawson is a founding co-author of the Fraser Institute’s Economic Freedom of the World annual report, which presents an economic freedom index for over 160 countries.

Benjamin Powell is the Executive Director of the Free Market Institute and a Professor of Economics at Texas Tech University. He a Board Member of the Southern Economic Association, the Association of Private Enterprise Education, and the Mont Pelerin Society. Dr. Powell’s research on poverty and immigration has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and the Economist.

To register to attend the free event, click here.