Free Markets and the Economics of Life
Thursday, March 18, 1999
Economics is never the "dismal science" when discussed by Nobel Laureate economist Gary S. Becker and his wife, the historian Guity Nashat Becker. In this Independent Policy Forum and based on their book, The Economics of Life: From Baseball to Affirmative Action to Immigration, How Real-World Issues Affect Our Everyday Life, the Beckers will examine the "war on drugs," healthcare, education, marriage and divorce, the homeless, immigration, corporate leadership, religion, baseball, affirmative action, the minimum wage, Social Security, crime, and much more.
Reception: 5:30 p.m.
Program: 6:00 p.m.
Tickets: $23/person (includes one copy of The Economics of Life, 15% OFF Retail Price; OR $5/person ($4/person Independent institute Members)
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