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"Does a Free Economy Make Us Better?" - Ashland University

Public Event
Saturday, March 24, 2018 10:00 AM
400 College Avenue Ashland, OH 44805

You typically hear about the benefits of a free economy: peaceful cooperation, social harmony, innovation, and wealth creation to name a few. But what about the downsides? Are there any? To find out more...

Join Us Saturday, March 24th


To learn more about the pros & cons of free markets on society, join FEE and The Ashbrook Center for our upcoming event at Ashland University. This FREE event is for high school and college students, but open to the public.

Learn - Make New Connections - Have a Great Time

Through a series of compelling talks and hands-on activities, along with an incredible panel discussion, you'll discover the true impact free enterprise has on your daily life. FREE books and lunch will also be available.

If you have questions, contact Anna Jane Parrill at [email protected].


10:00 AM - 10:15 AM


10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Welcome & Opening Remarks

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Free Trade vs. Protectionism (Larry Reed)

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM


11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Morality and Markets: The Case of Adam Smith (Brianne Wolf)

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM


12:45 PM - 01:30 PM


01:30 PM - 01:45 PM


01:45 PM - 02:30 PM

Myths of the Free Market (Doug Bandow)

02:30 PM - 02:45 PM


02:45 PM - 03:30 PM

Panel (Brianne Wolf, Larry Reed, Doug Bandow)

03:30 PM - 03:45 PM


03:45 PM - 04:00 PM

Closing Remarks

Add this to your calendar:

Saturday 24

Travel Information

Ashland University, OH

Event Location
Dauch College of Business and Economics
400 College Avenue
Ashland, OH 44805

Here's the campus map.

The most convenient visitor parking is the lot in cell “D" on the map located Northwest of the Dauch Building.

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