Invited speakers address the underlying principles and institutions of a market economy. Students, faculty, alumni and the Charleston business community are invited to attend.
Tuesday, February 26, 7:00-8:00 PM
Mr. Jordan earned a doctorate in economics from UCLA and holds honorary doctorates from Denison and Capital universities. Before joining the Bank, he was a senior vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. His commercial banking experience includes five years at Pittsburgh National Bank and seven years at First Interstate Bancorp in Los Angeles. He was a member of President Reagan's Council of Economic Advisors in 1981-82. Mr. Jordan is also an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute and a past president of the National Association of Business Economists
Don Boudreaux is a professor of economics at George Mason University. His recent book, Hypocrites & Half-Wits is a witty, entertainingcollection of his best letters that address the shaky facts, faulty reasoning, and intellectual dishonesty that threaten a free society. He obtained a Ph.D in economics from Auburn University and a law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.
Lunch with Brad Hobbs
Friday, April 5, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Dr. Hobbs is the BB&T Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise at Florida Gulf Coast University. He is currently at Clemson University serving one year as the F.A. Hayek Visiting Scholar in the Institute for the Study of Capitalism. He serves as President of the Association of Private Enterprise and is a Research Fellow at the James Madison Institute in Tallahassee, Florida. Professor Hobbs is also a Member of the Mont Pelerin Society.