On December 14, the Adam Smith Society closed out the 2022 calendar year with our annual Holiday Party at Soho House New York. Over 80 members gathered in fellowship for lively conversation and networking. We are excited to build on this momentum in growing our mission-aligned cohort of Young Leaders in New York City in 2023.
On November 1, we welcomed Columbia University professor and former CEA chair Glenn Hubbard for a conversation with Adam Smith Society executive director Yael Hungerford on globalization and Hubbard’s new book, The Wall and the Bridge.
The 2022-2023 Smith Soc academic year is off to a fast start, with chapters across the globe enthusiastically engaging with speakers and each other. Rice (Jones) kicked-off the year by inviting Nicole Gelinas to speak on inflation to a group of more than 60 case comp participants.
On Wednesday, September 22, Smith Soc students from Harvard Business School, BU (Questrom), and MIT (Sloan) chapters gathered with Boston-area alumni at Grafton Street Pub in Cambridge to network and exchange ideas.
Last week, over 50 Smith Soc members from across the country met with authors Ran Abramitzky and Leah Boustan for a virtual discussion about their new book, Streets of Gold.
On Thursday, July 28, Smith Soc members from around the country gathered at Monarch Rooftop in Midtown Manhattan to network and exchange ideas. We hosted a diverse mix of over 60 Smith Soc members spanning from our current students and chapter leaders to young leaders in NYC and folks from our broader national network. With a skyline view of the Empire State Building, the evening underscored the prosperity the free-market system is uniquely capable of delivering.
In late June, President Biden told reporters that he was “nearing a decision on student loan forgiveness.” With interest on student loans to resume after August 31st, the administration is facing increasing
The Manhattan Institute awards an annual Hayek Prize to a book that best reflects Friedrich Hayek’s vision of economic and individual liberty. The winner of this year’s award was The WEIRDest People in the World: How the West Became Psychologically Peculiar and Particularly Prosperous, by Harvard professor of evolutionary biology Joseph Henrich.
As energy prices rise, some in Washington, D.C., are looking to renewable energy to soften price increases.
Concern has been growing across the political spectrum about the power and influence of Big Tech—on everything from its censoring speech to quashing competition. This week, the EU took sweeping action to curb this power.