The release of the Twitter files—a series of exposé posts by journalists given access to Twitter’s internal documents—has breathed new life into the debate surrounding regulating Big Tech companies and their role in safeguarding freedom of speech.
Last Friday, financial regulators took over
2022 Holiday Party in New York CityDecember 16, 2022
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.
Enthusiasm High at Opening Chapter EventsOctober 17, 2022
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.
Highlights from Boston and HoustonOctober 05, 2022
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.
"Streets of Gold" with Ran Abramitzky and Leah BoustanSeptember 20, 2022
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.
Summer Happy Hour in New York CityAugust 23, 2022
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
2022 Hayek LectureAugust 02, 2022
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.