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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.

Public Lectures, Conferences and Seminars

20172016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013

FMI Research Fellows, Affiliated Faculty and staff deliver public lectures, participate as panelists and speakers at academic conferences and serve as faculty members at academic seminars and other student events.

Benjamin Powell, Director

  • Public Choice and Leviathan — October 24 — People Over Politics: A Summit on Public Choice — Texas Millennial Institute — Lubbock, TX
  • An Economic Case for Open Borders — September 28 — North Dakota State University — Fargo, ND
  • The Economics of Immigration: Market-Based Approaches, Social Science, and Public Policy — September 21 — Southwest Rotary Club — Lubbock, TX
  • Liberty & Scholarship: Critiques and Challenges — June 13-19 — The Institute for Humane Studies — Bryn Mawr, PA
  • The Challenge of Liberty — June 10 — Independent Institute — Boulder, CO
  • Visiting Scholar — April 23-29 — Mercatus Center at George Mason University — Arlington, VA
  • The Benefits of Open Borders — February 26 — Students For Liberty — Texas Tech University — Lubbock, TX

Adam Martin, Political Economy Research Fellow

  • Classical Liberalism in Contemporary Political Philosophy — October 22-24 — Liberty Fund/Mercatus Center Discussion Colloquium — Mercatus Center at George Mason University — Fairfax, VA
  • From Federalism to Public Choice — October 10-11 — Center for Public Choice & Market Process Discussion Colloquium — College of Charleston — Charleston, SC
  • Voice, Exit and the Meaning of Democracy — October 9 — College of Charleston — Charleston, SC
  • Hayek on Liberty — February 21 — Exploring Liberty Discussion Colloquium — Mississippi State University — Starkville, MS
  • Myths of Economic Development and Foreign Aid — February 14 — Institute for Humane Studies Breakout Session — International Students for Liberty Conference — Washington, D.C.

Alexander Salter, Comparative Economics Research Fellow

  • Money and the Rule of Law — September 26 — Lubbock Liberty Workshop — Lubbock, TX
  • Money and the Rule of Law — October 24 — People Over Politics: A Summit on Public Choice — Texas Millennial Institute — Lubbock, TX
  • The Road to Sound Money — Learn Liberty On Demand Program — Institute for Humane Studies

Robert Murphy, Research Assistant Professor

  • Private Solutions to Public Problems — October 24 — People Over Politics: A Summit on Public Choice — Texas Millennial Institute — Lubbock, TX
  • Classical Liberalism in Contemporary Political Philosophy — October 22 — Mercatus Center at George Mason University — Arlington, VA
  • Unintended Consequences of Government Intervention — October 5 — Center for Political and Economic Thought — Saint Vincent College — Latrobe, PA

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