Speaker Examines Economic Causes and Oppression


Guest speaker Art Carden will present “Economics and Oppression” at 6 p.m. Feb. 24 in Baldwin Hall Little Theatre.

Carden is a professor of economics and medical properties trust fellow at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. He is a co-editor of the Southern Economic Journal and a fellow with numerous research, education and outreach institutions. He is also the author of “Leave Me Alone and I’ll Make You Rich: How the Bourgeois Deal Enriched the World” with co-author Deirdre Nansen McCloskey.

In his presentation Carden will discuss how free markets work well when they are allowed to work. He will consider the economic causes and consequences of oppression and interference with the institutions of exchange.
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