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.
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.
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.
Inflation is a major challenge facing our society—one that impacts all of our daily lives. Here are some resources from Manhattan Institute fellows and Adam Smith Society speakers that help explain what led to the situation we’re in, and what policy steps hold the most promise for getting the economy under control.
Last month, on May 20-21, our 2022-23 MBA student chapter leaders from 31 of our chapters gathered for a Chapter Leader Retreat in Arlington, Virginia, where they connected and learned from experts across economics and public policy, including Donald Boudreaux, Adam Smith Society Co-Founder Marilyn Fedak, Maria Paganelli, and Steven Teles. Washington Post columnist George F.
Why do public policy solutions often fail to meet the lofty expectations of lawmakers? In an energetic new work, The Voltage Effect, University of Chicago economist John List investigates what makes a policy agenda succeed.