Why Socialism Sucks and Why Economic Freedom Rocks.

New Economic School - Georgia presents public lecture of Professor Dr. Robert Lawson "Why Socialism Sucks and Why Economic Freedom Rocks - Cool Story of Georgia".

Dr. Lawson holds the Jerome M. Fullinwider Endowed Centennial Chair in Economic Freedom and is Director of the O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom at the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Cox School of Business. Prior to SMU, he taught at Auburn University, Capital University, and Shawnee State University.

Dr. Lawson is a co-author of the widely-cited Economic Freedom of the World annual reports, which present an comprehensive index for over 162 countries and territories.


He is co-author of amazon best selling book "Socialism Sucks: Two Economists Drink Their Way Through the Unfree World"


Lawson has numerous professional publications in journals including Public Choice, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Cato Journal, Kyklos, Journal of Labor Research, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, and European Journal of Political Economy.

Lawson is past-president of the Association of Private Enterprise Education, a Senior Fellow at the Fraser Institute, and a member of the Mont Pelerin Society.
He earned his PhD and MS in Economics from Florida State University and his BS in Economics from the Honors Tutorial College at Ohio University.

Attendance is FREE.

Date: 22 October, 2019
Time: 19:00
Venue: 77 a, Kostava Street, The University of Georgia, conference room # 519
Language: English

Event Start Date 22 October, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Event End Date 22 October, 2019 - 9:00 pm
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Univercity of Georgia
The University of Georgia Merab Kostava St Tbilisi 0171
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