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 Democracy  

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CONTACT: Chris Bachelderm of Hillsdale College, +1-517-607-2307,[email protected]

Web Site: http://www.hillsdale.edu/

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