Steinberg Symposium April 1-2: Rethinking Adam Smith
The Steinberg Symposium and the School of Arts and Sciences, in conjunction with the economics department's annual Economics Day, presents a two-day symposium, Rethinking Adam Smith, exploring the implications of Adam Smith's economic theories. The program, funded by Gayfryd and Saul (W'59) Steinberg, will feature lectures and a student reading project. All events are free and open to the public.
- April 1 Student Reading Project; papers for the reading project can be found on-line at www.sas.upenn.edu/sasalum/steinberg/readings.html or by contacting Anita Mastroieni at 898-5262 or firstname.lastname@example.org; small-group discussions of the readings with faculty members over dinner will be held at 6 p.m. in the Faculty Club; registration required: contact Ms. Mastroieni by March 27.
- April 2 Adam Smith: Past and Present;
moderator: Nobel laureate, Lawrence Klein, professor emeritus of economics; speakers: Douglass C. North, professor of economics at Washington University, will discuss history and Adam Smith, and Jeffrey D. Sachs, director of the Harvard Institute for International
Development and professor of international trade at Harvard, will discuss applying Adam Smith's economic theories today; 2-4 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, University Museum.
- The Legacy of Adam Smith; John Kenneth Galbraith, professor emeritus of economics at Harvard, discusses Adam Smith in the 21st Century; 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, University Museum.
Volume 43 Number 25
March 11, 1997
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