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Recent Events

Values & Capitalism on Campus: Seattle Pacific University

On May 29th, 2014 our program development associate accompanied AEI scholar Andrew Biggs on a visit to Seattle Pacific University. Over dinner with Professor Geri Mason’s Intermediate Macroeconomics class, Dr. Biggs answered questions on a wide-range of topics,...

Confronting the Locust Effect: The Rule of Law in Developing Nations

May 28th, 2014 Although the efforts of the aid community and the spread of globalization, free trade, and enterprise have yielded a 50 percent reduction in extreme poverty over the past 20 years, more than four billion people still live outside the basic protections...

For the Least of These: A Biblical Answer to Poverty

How can the faithful best care “for the least of these”? During a discussion at AEI on Tuesday, contributors to a new volume on poverty, theology, and economics agreed that while the free enterprise system is by no means a panacea for all social ills, it...

Values & Capitalism on Campus: Westmont College

On March 31, 2014, our program manager accompanied AEI resident scholar Michael Rubin for a lecture at Westmont College and meetings with several faculty members. In the afternoon, Josh Good met with Jesse Covington, chair of Westmont’s political science department,...

Values & Capitalism on Campus: Gordon College

When Gordon College last hosted Values & Capitalism visitors, a public debate between Arthur Brooks and Jim Wallis drew sharp contrasts in differing visions about the role of capitalism in society, and its ability to help the poor. On March 27-28, 2014, our...