In a new video created by the Chicago Boot Review, ethicist and Chicago Booth professor John Paul Rollert examines Adam Smith's use of the "invisible hand" as both a phrase and a theme in his writing. Watch below to find out how many times Adam Smith actually included "invisible hand" across his works.
Last weekend, twelve of our student and professional members trekked to Miami, Florida to discuss the future of free trade.
Last weekend, student members from our Columbia, NYU, and UVA Darden chapters trekked to D.C. for a weekend immersed in public policy.
To conclude a busy month for Smith Soc, our Texas chapters convened in downtown Austin to discuss entrepreneurship and innovation. Members from our student chapters at SMU, Baylor, UT Austin, and Rice gathered with our professional chapters in Austin, Dallas, and Houston for two days of interacting and learning.
The event kicked off with a rooftop cocktail reception on Thursday evening, where members were able to converse over drinks and food.
This month, our Adam Smith Society chapters have hosted a number of intellectually engaging events for our members — both at home and abroad.
Last weekend, nine of our chapters participated in our first case competition. Hosted by our BYU chapter, the snowy sights of Provo, Utah provided a scenic backdrop for two days of discussion on the strategic questions facing Facebook after the 2016 U.S. election.
Earlier this month, our chapter at UVA Darden hosted Liberty Week for the second year in a row. With over four days of well-attended lectures, the UVA community got a chance to go in-depth with topics like automation and emerging markets. Speakers included: