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Wed, March 01 2017 - 9:30 am
Business 435
The third and final Visiting Scholar for the Spring 2017 semester will be Kumar Anand. Faculty and doctoral students are welcome to attend the research presentation at 9:30am in Business 435. His presentation is titled, "India's Experience with Central Planning."   Anand will also be hosting a public discussion at 6:30pm in Classroom Building 103. The topic of the talk will be, "Indian Socialism: A Tragic Comedy."   Anand has previously worked with the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, Asianomics Limited, and the Center for Civil Society. Currently, he leads the research team at Free A Billion in Mumbai, where he is exploring the right set of principle-based rules that should govern a city and how to create a popular demand for such a change.   For more information regarding his visit, please contact us at free_enterprise@okstate.edu.
Thu, February 09 2017 - 1:30 pm
Business 435
Dr. Lawrence Van Horn, Associate Professor of Management and Executive Director of Health Affairs at Vanderbilt University, will be delivering his research presentation, "Sorry is Never Enough: The Effect of State Apology Laws on Medical Malpractice Liability Risk." The presentation is open to Faculty and Doctoral Students. Dr. Van Horn will also be hosting a public discussion at 6pm in Ag Hall 201. The topic of the talk will be, "A Sustainable Free Market Model for U.S. Healthcare." For more information, contact us at free_enterprise@okstate.edu.
Thu, January 26 2017 - 12:00 pm
Dr. Roy Baumeister is the first Visiting Scholar for the Spring 2017 semester. He will be on campus meeting with students and faculty on January 26th and 27th. Dr. Baumeister is a social psychologist who explores how we think about the self, and why we feel and act the way we do. He is especially known for his work on the subjects of willpower, self-control, and self-esteem, and how they relate to human morality and success. For more information regarding his visit, please contact us at free_enterprise@okstate.edu.
Tue, November 01 2016 - 7:00 pm
Student Union Ballroom
Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media, will be delivering a public talk on November 1st at 7pm. The presentation will be held in the Student Union Ballroom and is free to the public. During the presentation, Forbes will discuss his book, How Capitalism Will Save Us: Why Free People and Free Markets Are the Best Answer in Today’s Economy. This event is being hosted jointly by the Free Enterprise Society and Young America's Foundation. For more information regarding the event, please contact us at free_enterprise@okstate.edu.
Wed, October 05 2016 - 6:30 pm
Student Union Starlight Terrace (Rm. 465)
John Tamny, Political Economy Editor at Forbes and Editor of RealClearMarkets, will be hosting a public presentation on October 5th at 6:30pm. Join us in the Student Union Starlight Terrace as he delivers his talk, "The Unrelenting Genius of Inequality," which discusses how inequality positively impacts society. Q&A will take place after the presentation.   For more information, contact us at free_enterprise@okstate.edu.
Tue, September 13 2016 - 7:00 pm
Student Union Starlight Terrace (Room 465)
The Free Enterprise Society will be hosting a screening of the highly acclaimed documentary Poverty, Inc.   "Drawing from over 200 interviews filmed in 20 countries, Poverty, Inc. unearths an uncomfortable side of charity we can no longer ignore. From TOMs Shoes to international adoptions, from solar panels to U.S. agricultural subsidies, the film challenges each of us to ask the tough question: Could I be part of the problem?"   The screening will take place on September 13th at 7:00 PM. The event is free to the public. For more information regarding the screening or the Free Enterprise Society, contact Josh Martin at joshua.c.martin@okstate.edu
Wed, September 07 2016 - 6:30 pm
Business Building Room 435
The Free Enterprise Society will be hosting its second meeting of the semester on September 7th at 6:30 PM. Pizza and drinks will be provided and scholarship applications will be available.
Wed, August 24 2016 - 6:30 pm
Business Building Room 435
The Free Enterprise Society will be kicking off its first meeting of the semester on Wednesday, August 24th at 6:30pm. Anyone interested in learning more about the organization is welcome to attend. For more information, feel free to contact us at free_enterprise@okstate.edu.
Thu, April 21 2016 - 5:30 am
Business 435
Tue, April 12 2016 - 6:30 am
CLB 212

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