This month, our Adam Smith Society chapters have hosted a number of intellectually engaging events for our members — both at home and abroad.
On October 19, the Adam Smith Society sponsored a debate at Dallas’s famed Old Parkland on the resolution, “A universal basic income is necessary in the age of automation.” The debate featured two of the most prominent voices on the idea of UBI: Charles Murray of the American Enterprise Institute and Jared Bernstein from the
On Tuesday August 1st, the Smith Soc summer receptions series came to a conclusion as Smith Soc Chicago hosted a panel discussion about the ongoing Illinois budget crisis.
In a collaborative effort, the Smith Soc chapters at Chicago Booth and Northwestern Kellogg teamed up on May 23rd to host noted statistician and author Uri Bram for a reception and talk about the real world applications of statistical research.
On April 21-22, we gathered over three-hundred student and professional members, along with a program of prominent business and thought leaders to discuss free markets and institutions at our Fifth Annual National Meeting.
The Adam Smith Society's second event in the Smith Soc Treks series was held from November 17-19, 2016 in Boca Raton, Florida. This Trek's focus was the historical and philosophical debate of "Capitalism vs. Socialism" and discussion was driven by our reader, What Adam Smith Knew: Moral Lessons on Capitalism from Its Greatest Champions and Fiercest Opponents.
Our chapter at the MIT Sloan School of Management welcomed two speakers to a salon dinner on November 14.