Gordon Ford College of Business News
Economic Freedom Focus of Grise Hall Lecture
- Abigail Brown, GFCB Communication Intern
- Monday, September 23rd, 2019
Providing information on why economic freedom is important and where the U.S. stands in terms of economic freedom relative to the rest of the world is the focus of a lecture next week. Dr. Josh Hall will present, “Economic Freedom: Trade-offs or Free Lunch?” during a lecture on Tuesday, October 1 at 4:15pm in Grise Hall’s Guillaume Auditorium.
Dr. Hall is the chair and Professor of the Center for Free Enterprise at West Virginia University. He is a scholar of applied microeconomics, with an emphasis on economic freedom, and state and local public finance and entrepreneurship. He has written more than 50 articles in journals and the co-author of the Economic Freedom of the World Index.
The purpose of the WKU BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism is to create a comprehensive program of study on the moral foundations of capitalism. It provides resources and learning opportunities to students and the public regarding capitalism’s role in society.
Dr. Hall’s lecture is sponsored by WKU BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism the Department of Economics, and the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation. For more information about the BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism, contact Dr. Brian Strow at Brian.Strow@wku.edu.