AIER Bastiat Society: "A Personal Journey to America" with Ismael Hernandez
AIER's Bastiat Society program in Nashville, in partnership with the Political Economy Research Institute at MTSU, will host an event with Ismael Hernandez, Founder and Executive Director of the Freedom & Virtue Institute.
About the event: Ismael will tell his personal story of his journey away from the ideas of Marx...
AIER Bastiat Society: "What Would A Free and Flourishing Society Look Like? An Agenda for the Future In a Decaying World" with William Ruger
AIER’s Bastiat Society program in Nashville hosted an in-person event on May 2 at the Richland Co...
AIER Bastiat Society: "Libertarianism Against the Welfare State" with Bryan Caplan
AIER’s Bastiat Society program in Nashville hosted an in-person event on March 28, 2023, with Bryan Caplan, Professor of Economics at George Mason University.
Many libertarians argue that the welfare state isn't all that bad. Caplan argues, however, that long-standing libertarian objections to the welfare state have stood the test ...
MTSU Ethical Leadership Week: Keynote Address with Joe Scarlett
The PERI was honored to welcome Joe Scarlett, former CEO of Tractor Supply Company and founder of the Scarlett Family Foundation, as keynote speaker during Ethical Leadership Week for students at the MTSU Jones College of Business.
The Jones College of Busines...
AIER Bastiat Society: “Stakeholder Theory and ESG: Why Should I Care?” with Ramon P. DeGennaro, Ph.D.
AIER’s Bastiat Society program in Nashville hosted an in-person event on Feb. 28 with Ramon DeGennaro, Haslam College of Business Professor in Banking and Finance (emeritus) at the University of Tennessee.
About the Event: Some people want to use business and investing for social change. Is that possible? If so, t...
MTSU Distinguished Lecture with Russian Dissident Dmitry Bykov
Is Russian Culture Responsible for Putinism?
An evening of complicated questions and tricky answers.
Feb. 20, 2023 | 6 p.m.
Tennessee Room at the James Union Building at MTSU
The MTSU Distriguis...
Learning from Diversity: A Forum of Business Leaders and Scholars
AIER Bastiat Society: “How Fixing Education in TN Makes Us Freer and More Prosperous” with Justin Owen
AIER’s Bastiat Society program in Nashville hosted an in-person event at the Richland Country Club in Nashville on Jan. 17, 2023 with Justin Owen, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Beacon Center of Tennessee and Beacon Impact. This event was sponsored by
AIER Bastiat Society: “Why Are Prices So High?" with William J. Luther
Debating Democracy: Do We Need More or Less?
1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022 at MTSU Student Union Ballroom
Professor and author Jason Brennan visited MTSU to discuss topics from his latest book, Debating Democracy. "Democracy does not convert popular opinion into power. Instead, for most voters, politics is less about policy than ...