Bridwell Institute for Economic Freedom

Upcoming Events


Public Programs:
All events are free and open to the SMU community and the general public.
 

Spring 2024

Texas Economic Forum
Topic: 
Stories from Our Dynamic State Economy
Featuring: 
W. Michael Cox, Bridwell Institute for Economic Freedom
Jesus Canas, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Mark Curriden, founder of The Texas Lawbook
Description: Data on growth and employment tell us Texas is a good place to grow businesses. Join us to hear the stories of opportunities in cloud computing’s infrastructure, Texas manufacturing’s gains from trade with Mexico and an epic invasion of out-of-state firms in big-time corporate law.
When: February 28
6:00 pm Reception7:00 pm Panel
(Crum Auditorium, Collins Executive Education Center, SMU)

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Flourishing and a Free Society
Co-sponsored with The Policy Circle
Topic: Women & Economic Freedom: What Does The Research Say?
Featuring:
Rosie Fike, Texas Christian University
Anne Rathbone Bradley, The Fund for American Studies
Moderator: Meg Tuszynski, Bridwell Institute for Economic Freedom
Description: Join us for a panel discussion about the latest research results related to the effect of economic freedom on the well-being of women.
When: March 21
6:00 pm Reception7:00 pm Lecture
(Oren Auditorium, Hughes-Trigg Student Center, SMU)

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Flourishing and a Free Society
Topic: 
The Conservative Futurist: How to Create the Sci-Fi World We Were Promised
Featuring: James Pethokoukis, Senior Fellow and the DeWitt Wallace Chair at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Description: Discover the surprising case for how conservatism can help us achieve the epic sci-fi future we were promised.
When: April 15
6:00 pm Reception7:00 pm Lecture
(Crum Auditorium, Collins Executive Education Center, SMU)

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Other events (by invitation only):

Reading Group Summit featuring Peter Jaworski (Georgetown University) 
February 24