With the 2016 presidential election contest heating up, the connections between politics, policy, and the economy are on everyone minds. To further discussion about these issues, Smith Soc’s New York City Professional Chapter hosted CNBC’s Larry Kudlow for a salon dinner on Thursday evening, January 28, 2016. Mr.
Smith Soc’s chapter at the Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business hosted author and commentator Jason Riley for a lively public talk on the evening of January 20, 2016.
From the controversy in the mainstream press surrounding Turing Pharmaceuticals to the discussions surrounding the ongoing implementation of the Affordable Care Act, healthcare continues to be a major concern among both the business community and the population at large. Recent Adam Smith Society events, hosted by two of our on-campus chapters, provided MBA students and their university communities with perspectives on a variety of issues surrounding healthcare and business.
New York City is universally acknowledged to be one of the major centers of global finance, and the Adam Smith Society’s New York Professional Chapter traditionally centers many of its events around individuals and topics related to the financial sector. However, with the 2016 Presidential Election looming, the NYC chapter is focusing its current and upcoming events on election-related policy and business topics. The NYC chapter’s salon dinner of December 8 was part of this new focus.
Several of the Adam Smith Society’s North Carolina chapters were happy to have the opportunity to host John A. Allison at a series of events in November. Mr. Allison visited Smith Soc chapters at the Wake Forest University School of Business, the Duke University Fuqua School of Business, and the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School.
The Adam Smith Society Chapter at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business co-sponsored, along with the UVA chapter of the Federalist Society, a panel discussion on tax law and tax reform entitled, “Tax Reform Alternatives for the 21st Century”. The participants were Rep. Bob Woodall (GA-7) of the U.S.
Former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly met with members of the Columbia and NYC Professional Chapters to discuss his book, Vigilance: My Life Serving America and Protecting Its Empire City. The discussion component of the event was moderated by Alison Mangiero, Director of Outreach for the Adam Smith Society.
Manhattan Institute Fellow and Economics21 contributor Jared Meyer joined the Wake Forest Business School Smith Soc chapter book club session on October 7th. Jared provided Wa
The Smith Soc Chapter at the Carnegie Mellon Tepper School of Business welcomed Brian M. Carney, member of the Wall Street Journal Editorial Board, for a talk on December 8th. Carney is the co-author of the book, Freedom, Inc.: Free Your Employees and Let Them Lead Your Business to Higher Productivity, Profits, and Growth.
The Smith Soc Chapter at the Columbia Business School hosted hedge fund manager and philathropist Paul Singer for a moderated discussion on November 12th. Mr. Singer is the foudner and president of the Elliott Management Corporation as well as the founder of the Paul E. Singer Foundation. Leading the discussion and partnering Mr. Singer on stage was Dan Senor, former member of the President George W.