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Series on Economic Prosperity

The K-State Speaker Series on Economic Prosperity is underwritten by the Fred and Mary Koch Foundation.  This lecture series was established in 2009 and speakers typically demonstrate why they believe certain societies are more prosperous than others.  The speaker is typically a respected faculty member from another university who has some insight on the causes of economic prosperity.  this lecture is a public lecture that is accessible to a general audience and is hosted by the Kansas State University Economics Club.  This Lecture is scheduled to be given twice a year.

Monday, April 28, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in Waters 328
Charity-Joy Acchiardo - University of Arizona

Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 6:30 PM in Regnier Forum
Jayson Lusk, Purdue University “A Discussion about the Food Police

Dirk Mateer, University of Arizona - October 2011 and September 2017

David R. Henderson, Hoover Institution at Stanford University - January 2017

Don Boudreaux, George Mason University- April 2012 and February 2016

Bryan Riley, The Heritage Foundation - February 2015

Cary Deck, University of Arkansas - October 2012

Roger Garrison, Auburn University - April 2011

David E. R. Gay, University of Arkansas - May 2010

Brian Brenberg, Kings College - November 2010