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Economic Downturn: Cause and Cure (Mises Circle, Sponsored by Louis E. Carabini)

November 14

Newport Beach, California


Student Scholarships Available (see end of page)

Every government-based stimulus that has ever been tried has failed. This one is no different except that the failure might end up even more catastrophic. This one-day event features some of the best economic minds currently writing on the issue of stimulus and depression. 


9:00 a.m.  Registration and coffee
9:30 a.m.  Welcome, Douglas French
9:45 a.m.   Douglas French, "The Culture of Debt and Despair"
10:15 a.m.  Peter Klein, "Are Business Schools to Blame?"
10:45 a.m.  Discussion and refreshments
11:00 a.m.  Robert Murphy, "How the Fed is Retarding Recovery"
11:30 a.m.  Lunch
12:30 p.m.  David Gordon, "Five Best Books on the Current Crisis"
12:45 p.m.  Thomas DiLorenzo, "Creating the Next Great Depression"
1:15 p.m.   George Reisman, "A Pro-Free-Market Program for Economic Recovery"
2:00 p.m.  Adjourn

Bookstore closes 2:30 p.m

James W. Fogal CFP®, Director of Development for the Institute, is available during breaks and after adjournment to discuss charitable/tax saving strategies.

Registration fee is $85 per person, which includes lunch and refreshment breaks. (There is a non-refundable registration processing fee of $25 for cancellations.) 

Location: Balboa Bay Club.  1221 West Coast Highway Newport Beach, CA 92663. For accommodations at this hotel, call 888-445-7153 or 949-645-5000 before October 23 and mention the Mises Institute for a special rate of $175 per night plus tax.   The Balboa Bay Club is 15 minutes from John Wayne Airport and one hour from LAX   For transportation suggestions, please contact the Balboa Bay Club concierge.

For a student scholarship that covers sessions and lunch, complete the student scholarship form and save it to your computer.  Email the saved file plus a copy of your student ID to events@mises.org or fax to 734-448-8148.

Questions go to events@mises.org

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