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Outreach

Free Market Institute (FMI) faculty and staff engage in outreach efforts to inform students, academic and public policy professionals, and the general public about FMI research and teaching programs and initiatives. Faculty and staff deliver public lectures and participate in conferences, seminars, and other events across the nation and the world. This page provides a listing of noteworthy outreach efforts.

Out of Poverty: Sweatshops in the Global Economy

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FMI Director, Benjamin Powell, visits campuses, student groups and community groups across the country to promote his book Out of Poverty: Sweatshops in the Global Economy (Cambridge University Press, 2014), which is part of the Cambridge Studies in Economics, Cognition and Society Book Series.


Cover of Dr. Powell's book's Out of Poverty: Sweatshops in the Global Economy

Please see below for a listing of the campuses and organizations that have hosted Prof. Powell. Where available, links to video of the presentation, press releases or other reports on the visit are provided.

  • Southern Methodist University (Debate) — November 4, 2014
  • Stonehill College — September 30, 2014
  • Bridgewater State University — September 30, 2014
  • University of New England — September 29, 2014
  • American Institute for Economic Research — July 30, 2014
  • Institute for Economic Affairs — June 5, 2014
  • Kings College London — June 4, 2014
  • Adam Smith Institute — June 3, 2014
  • Southwest Rotary Club — May 5, 2014
  • Baylor University — April 28, 2014
  • Duquesne University — April 3, 2014
  • Grove City College — April 3, 2014
  • Wheeling Jesuit University — April 2, 2014
  • Ohio State University — April 2, 2014
  • Kenyon College — April 1, 2014
  • Michigan State University — March 31, 2014
  • Lubbock Liberty Workshop — March 29, 2014
  • Towson University — March 5, 2014
  • George Mason University — March 4, 2014
  • Western Carolina University — February 6, 2014
  • Wake Forest University — February 5, 2014
  • Kennesaw State University — February 4, 2014

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