The Adam Smith Society hosted the fourth event of 2016-17 in the Smith Soc Treks series from June 8-10.
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.
Smith Soc's MIT Sloan chapter welcomed Adam Segal, for a dinner and talk on cybersecurity on May 23rd. Segal is the Ira A. Lipman chair in emerging technologies and national security and director of the Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Smith Soc’s partnership with Anthony Scaramucci and SkyBridge Capital continued this year and brought our award-winning chapter leaders to the SALT (SkyBridge Alternatives) Conference in Las Vegas. SALT is one of America's leading business conferences, noted for bringing together an eclectic mix of luminaries from the worlds of business, politics, and entertainment.
The Adam Smith Society is pleased to announce that three additional business school campuses will be launching chapters during the 2017-18 academic year.
The Smith Soc Wharton Chapter hosted a well-attended event on the morning of Monday May 1st, a Debate: "The Future of American Health Care." Moderated by Dan Polsky of the Wharton School, panelists were: Paul Howard of the Manhattan Institute, Ezekiel Emanuel of the Penn Department of Medical Ethics and Health Po
The American economy is no longer growing as it once did. From the end of World War II through 1980, the GDP of the United States grew 3.3 percent each year on average. In the 35 years that followed, GDP growth fell, yet there was enormous technological innovation, including the emergence of venture capital, the personal computer, the Internet, and the iPhone. High-growth, high-technology firms now account for one-fifth of the value of U.S.