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.
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.
On Tuesday, the Smith Soc Wharton chapter hosted Jason Riley (center) of the Manhattan Institute and Wall Street Journal along with University of Pennsylvania Professor Theodore Hershberg (left), for a spirited discussion about issues surrounding education reform, particularly those affecting the African American community.
On Thursday April 13th, several of Smith Soc's Boston-area chapters and members - the Boston professional chapter, the MIT Sloan chapter, and the affiliated students at Harvard Business School - welcomed former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly.
On Tuesday, April 4th, the Adam Smith Society chapter at Duke University Fuqua School of Business welcomed entrepreneur and angel investor Christina Bechhold to campus. She is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Empire Angels, a venture capital and angel investing firm.