Wednesday, September 30, 2009

The Great Depression and the Current Recession: Similarities and Differences

We will be hosting Dr. Robert Higgs to speak at the 2nd installment of the Economic Liberty Lecture Series for the Fall 2009 semester. The topic of the lecture will be "The Great Depression and the Current Recession: Similarities and Differences."

The event will be held in the the JC Cinema (bottom floor of the JC), on Monday, October 5th starting at 5:30pm with a free pizza dinner, followed by the talk with Q&A at 6pm, and then a social hour at Brion's Grille afterward. Brion's Grille is located across the street from George Mason (address: 10621 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA 22030).

5:30 pm - Dinner
6:00 pm - Talk with Q&A
8:00 pm - Social Hour at Brion's Grille

Location: George Mason University, Fairfax Campus
Johnson Center Cinema

SPEAKER: Robert Higgs
Robert Higgs is Senior Fellow in Political Economy for The Independent Institute and Editor of The Independent Review. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Johns Hopkins University, and has taught at the University of Washington, Lafayette College, Seattle University, and the University of Economics, Prague. He has been a visiting scholar at Oxford University and Stanford University, and a fellow for the Hoover Institution and the National Science Foundation.

Presented by:
GMU Econ Society

The Future of Freedom Foundation

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