Richard Ebeling, the Shelby C. Davis
Visiting Professor in Economics at Trinity
College in Hartford, CT, and formerly the president of the Foundation for Economic Education, spoke to the CEC on November 12, 2008. His topic was “The Bailout Boondoggle: Blaming Capitalism for Government Blunders”.
Russ Sobel is Professor of Economics and holder of the James Clark Coffman Distinguished Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies at West Virginia University. He has published numerous books and articles on economic policy, including a nationally-best-selling collegiate Principles of Economics textbook.
He visited on November 4th, 2008 and his topic was “Unleashing Capitalism”.
Matt Kibbe, President of FreedomWorks spoke on July 1st, 2008. His topic was “The Mortgage Crisis and the Economy: Is the Cure Worse than the Disease?”. FreedomWorks is a non-profit organization designed to fight for lower taxes. less government, and more economic freedom for Americans.
C. Bradley Thomson, BB&T Research Professor at Clemson University and the Executive Director of the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism, visited the CEC May 28th, 2008 to discuss his topic “Defending Businessmen and Saving America”.
Robert Sade, the pediatric cardiac surgeon, Professor of Surgery, and Director of the Institute of Human Values in Health Care at the Medical University of South Carolina, spoke to the CEC on February 12th, 2008. His topic was “Health Care Reform on the Nation’s Agenda: Ethical Foundations, Policy Goals, and How to Get There”.