September 25, 2008
Hillsdale College Free Market Forum Schedule Announced
HILLSDALE, Mich., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hillsdale College announced the final schedule for Hillsdale College Free Market Forum being held in Dearborn, Michigan from September 25-27, 2008. The topic of the Forum is "The Role of Markets and Governments in Pursuing the Common Good" and will be held at The Dearborn Inn located at 20301 Oakwood Boulevard in Dearborn, MI.
The complete schedule for the Forum is below. Note: The following events will be held at The Dearborn Inn. Thursday, September 25 8:00 pm "Economics and the 2008 Election" Karl Rove FOX News Commentator Friday, September 26 8:00 am Panel #1: "Markets and Politics" Chair: Gary Wolfram Hillsdale College "The Politics of Healthcare" Kimberley Strassel Wall Street Journal "Taxes & Deficits - a 2008 Perspective" Alan Reynolds CATO "Energy Dependency and the Role of Government" Fran Smith Competitive Enterprise Institute 10:15 am Panel #2: "Freedom and the Environment" Chair: Jay Richards Acton Institute "The Problem with Environmental Education Today" Michael Sanera John Locke Foundation "The Use and Abuse of Global Warming" Steven Hayward American Enterprise Institute "Endangered Species: The Case of the Polar Bear" Ben Lieberman Heritage Foundation 1:30 pm Panel #3: "21st Century Challenges to Property Rights" Chair: William H. Mellor Institute for Justice "History of Property Rights James Ely, Jr. Vanderbilt University "Property Rights after KELO" Edward J. Erler California State University, San Bernardino "Water Rights: Current Controversies" Gary Libecap University of California Santa Barbara 8:00 pm "The Theoretical Roots of American Bureaucracy" Jonah Goldberg Author, Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left, From Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning Saturday, September 27 8:00 am Panel #4: "Is Free Trade Fair Trade?" Chair: Burton Folsom Hillsdale College Discussant: Don Boudreaux George Mason University "The Development of Free Trade in Europe" Gene King Oklahoma Baptist University "Free Trade as an Instrument of Justice" John E. Charalambakis Asbury College "The Morality of Free Trade" J. Stephen Phillips Belhaven College 10:15 am "How to Teach Economics" Ken Elzinga University of Virginia
Note: The following event will be held at the Ford Event & Conference Center, located directly across from the Ford Museum.
8:00 pm "Property Rights and a Free Society" Hernando De Soto Institute for Liberty and DemocracyHillsdale College
CONTACT: Chris Bachelderm of Hillsdale College, +1-517-607-2307,[email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hillsdale.edu/