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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Lubbock Liberty Workshop With Dr. Benjamin Powell

The inaugural workshop hosted by Lubbock Liberty with featured special guest speaker, Dr. Benjamin Powell, Director of Texas Tech University’s Free Market Institute.

Dr. Powell first introduces the new Free Market Institute at Texas Tech, then a discussion follows on how the decline of freedom in the United States affects our nation’s prosperity.

Following Dr. Powell’s lecture, the floor is opened for questions, answers, and comments.

“Decline of Freedom, Decline in Prosperity”
Saturday, April 27th, 2013
Mahon Public Library
In the Community Meeting Room,
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
1306 9th Street
Lubbock, Texas 79401

Benjamin Powell is the Director of the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University and a Visiting Professor in the Rawls College of Business. He is the North American Editor of the Review of Austrian Economics, past President of the Association of Private Enterprise Education, and a senior fellow with the Independent Institute. He earned his B.S. in economics and finance from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University.

Professor Powell is the editor of Making Poor Nations Rich: Entrepreneurship and the Process of Development (Stanford University Press: 2008) and co-editor of Housing America: Building Out of a Crisis (Transaction: 2009). He is author of more than 50 scholarly articles and policy studies. His primary fields of research are economic development, Austrian economics, and public choice.

Dr. Powell's research findings have been reported in more than 100 popular press outlets including the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. He also writes frequently for the popular press. His popular writing has appeared in the Investor's Business Daily, the Financial Times (London), the Christian Science Monitor, and many regional outlets. He has appeared on numerous radio and television shows including, CNN, MSNBC, Showtime, CNBC, and he was a regular guest commentator on Fox Business's Freedom Watch.

Brian Thornton, Amanda Smith, Mallory Miller


Lubbock Liberty Workshop #1


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