As a project of the Manhattan Institute—a leading public policy think tank based in New York City—the Adam Smith Society is able to promote thoughtful discussion on economics, public policy, and business through our MBA and professional chapters, exclusive opportunities, and global network.
Members from our 2018 Chapter Award winning chapters—BYU, Northwestern Kellogg, and UVA Darden—attended the 2018 GrowCo Conference on May 30-31. The event, sponsored by Inc.
Over the weekend, professional members and recent MBA graduates traveled to Kiawah Island, South Carolina, to discuss the modern relevance of Adam Smith.
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.