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Economic Downturn—Cause and Cure: The Mises Circle in Newport Beach

Mises Circle Newport Beach 2009

November 14, 2009 Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach, California

Tags Booms and BustsThe FedFree MarketsMoney and BanksU.S. History

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

Other Information

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.

Student scholarships that cover sessions and lunch are available.

Publicity Waiver: Registering for this event gives the Mises Institute permission to take photos of attendees and use the photos for fundraising purposes. By this authorization, attendees understand and agree that no participant shall receive remuneration and that all rights, title and interest to the photos and use of them belongs to the Mises Institute.

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