Economics for Houston High-School Students (Sponsored by Jeremy and Helen Davis) Topic: Are Profits Evil?
The late philanthropist Jeremy Davis has made possible a seminar on economics for Houston high-school students featuring expert economists. The topic is "Are Profits Evil?"
Friday, January 25, 2013
Ballroom of Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport
9:30 a.m. Registration and Coffee
9:45 a.m. Welcome
10:00 a.m. Robert Murphy "The Social Functions of Profits"
10:30 a.m. Peter Klein "Big Business: Friend or Foe?"
11:00 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. Robert Murphy "Why Capitalism Needs Losses, Too"
11:45 a.m. Speaker Panel with Q & A
12:15 p.m. Adjourn
There is no fee for students and their chaperones, but pre-registration is required. Attendance is limited to students and their chaperones or teachers.
Recommended Readings: Economics in One Lesson and Lessons for the Young Economist
The Mises Bookstore will be open at the Mises Circle in the same location on January 26. Discount coupons will be available at the high-school seminar for students who wish to return and shop at the Mises Bookstore on January 26.
Students are also welcome to attend the Mises Circle on January 26. Pre-registration is required.
To register for the January 25 high-school seminar please use the form below. Or contact Kristy Holmes at 334-321-2101 or email her.