2016 Schedule

Friday, February 26, 2016

5:00-5:30 Registration. HAL Atrium.

5:30-6:30 Dinner. SU Great Room.

7:00-8:00 Hans Sennholz Memorial Lecture. Sticht Lecture Hall.

“The Economics of Social Entrepreneurship,” Dr. Matthew McCaffrey, Assistant Professor of
Enterprise, University of Manchester

Saturday, February 27, 2016

8:30-9:00 Coffee and Pastries. HAL Atrium.

9:00-10:30 Sessions

Domestic Policies. Chairman: Jeff Herbener. HAL 114.

10:45-12:15 Sessions

Technology, Modeling, and Economics. Chairman: Jeff Herbener. HAL 114.

Ethics and Economics. Chairman: Shawn Ritenour. HAL 116.

  • “The Economic Impact of High- v. Low-Order-Appetite Priority,”  Arba Rupert (Southern Illinois University)
  • “How Fair is Fair Trade,” Lisa Raney (Ferris State University)

12:30-1:30 Lunch. SU Great Room.

2:00-3:30 Sessions

International Policies. Chairman: Jeff Herbener. HAL 114.

  • “The Marshall Plan v. Free Market Reforms in Europe Post World War II,” Susannah Estoker (Grove City College)
  • “The Brazilian Development Bank and the Business Cycle,” Pedro Maranhao (Ferris State University)
  • “Making the ‘Sustainable Development Goals’ Sustainable,” Travis Royer (Grove City College)

Labor and Wages. Chairman: Shawn Ritenour. HAL 116.

3:45-5:15 Sessions

Money Production. Chairman: Shawn Ritenour. HAL 116.

5:30-6:30 Dinner. SU Great Room.

6:45-7:00 Awarding of the Richard E. Fox Prizes for Best Papers. Sticht Lecture Hall.

7:00-8:00 Ludwig von Mises Memorial Lecture. Sticht Lecture Hall.

“Mises, Calculation, and Government Land Ownership,” Dr. Mark Brandly, Professor of
Economics, Ferris State University

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