Robert Lawson and Benjamin Powell to Present on 9/23

Jun 07, 2021
Summary: Texas A&M faculty, staff, students and the community are invited to attend a presentation by Robert Lawson and Benjamin Powell on concepts from their Amazon Bestseller, Socialism Sucks: Two Economists Drink Their Way Through the Unfree World on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center.
 
Robert Lawson is a Clinical Professor and holds the Jerome M. Fullinwider Centennial Chair in Economic Freedom; he also is director of the Bridwell Institute for Economic Freedom at the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Cox School of Business. 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 at Texas Tech University and a Professor of Economics in the Rawls College of Business and a Senior Fellow with the Independent Institute. Powell is the Secretary-Treasurer of both the Southern Economic Association and the Association of Private Enterprise Education and the Treasurer of the Mont Pelerin Society.
 
A catered reception will precede the presentation. Register for the free event here.