Monday, September 6, 2010

Upcoming September Events

First GMU Economics Society Meeting
Wednesday, September 8th, 5pm
Enterprise 318

Come out to the first GMU Economics Society meeting to learn more about the Econ Society and ways to get involved, help with planning events, and share your ideas for events this year! This is a great way to meet the new officers, other members, and Economics students!

Economic Liberty Lecture Series: Bryan Caplan
“Immigration Restrictions--A Solution in Search of a Problem”
Monday, September 13th, 5:30pm
Johnson Center Cinema (bottom floor)

We will be having dinner, a lecture by GMU Economics Professor Bryan Caplan, and a social hour at Brion’s Grille.

5:30 pm – Free Pizza
6:00 pm – Talk with Q&A
7:30 pm – Social Hour at Brion’s Grille (across the street from George Mason)

SPEAKER: Bryan Caplan is an Associate Professor of Economics at George Mason University and an adjunct scholar of the Cato Institute. His articles have appeared in the American Economic Review, the Economic Journal, the Journal of Law and Economics, Social Science Quarterly, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and many other outlets.

Bryan Caplan is the author of The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies. His current project is a new book, Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids: Why Being a Great Parent Is Less Work and More Fun Than You Think.

His webpage,, features both his academic research and his numerous other interests, including the online Museum of Communism.

Bryan Caplan blogs on EconLog along with Arnold Kling and David Henderson.

Social Hour: At Brion’s Grille, across the street from George Mason. 10621 Braddock Road
Fairfax, VA 22032-2200

Fall 2010 Economics Department Welcome Reception
Thursday, September 23rd, 3-4:30pm
Economics Department, Enterprise Hall 354

Econ majors and minors are invited to come enjoy refreshments and meet professors and advisers. This is a great way to meet other economics students, as well as a way to get to talk to your professors outside of a classroom environment. There will also be a can win some free books (possibly signed by some of your professors)!

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