This Langenberg Speaker Series event was about how culture influences economic opportunity in America. It brought together two scholars with related but distinct perspectives on recent trends that have meant reduced opportunity for those in most need of it.
Hammond Institute Past Events
In the inaugural event in our new speaker series partnering with FM NewsTalk 97.1, Brian Kilmeade discussed his book, Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle that Shaped America's Destiny
Dr. Michael C. Munger of Duke University presented his most recent essay - Tomorrow 3.0: Selling Transactions Costs, Using Excess Capacity. This was the inaugural event of the H. F. Langenberg Memorial Speaker Series.
How’d We Get Here and Where Do We Go?
The Truth About Lies
Too Much or Too Little Masculinity?
How the aid industry primarily benefits the consultants and suppliers leaving local communities no better off, and sometimes worse off, because indigenous entrepreneurs are put out of business.
Ari Cohn of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education and Jeffrey Mittman of the Missouri ACLU
The Surprisingly High Cost of Crime
David A. Anderson, the Paul G. Blazer Professor of Economics at Centre College
Policy and Racial Polarization: How to Reverse the Trends of the Welfare State
Star Parker, Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE)
5,4,3,2,1, Ignition, Liftoff - But When?
Cletus Coughlin, Senior Vice President and Policy Adviser to the President, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
The Political Situation Today
George Will in celebration of the naming of the Plaster School of Business and Entrepreneurship
The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State
Paul Patterson of Restore St. Louis. Watch the interview from after his talk.
Megan McArdle, author and Bloomberg View columnist
Keynote address for Economic Federalism Conference, Dr. Robert Higgs
Kit Wellman, Washington Univ in St. Louis. Interview following his talk.
Christopher Coyne, E.A. Harper Professor of Economics at George Mason University
Virtues and the Market: Allies, Not Enemies
Tom Woods, NY Times bestselling author, senior fellow of the Mises Institute
David Beito, Professor of History at the U of Alabama
Stephen Moore of the Wall Street Journal, Joseph Haslag of the Univ of Missouri and Brenda Talent of the Show-Me Institute
Discussion to better understand ‘ban the box’ legislation in Missouri.
Coming Together to Support Re-Entry and Entrepreneurship
Forum with Dan Thornton, Max Gillman, and Gaetano Antinolfi. Moderated by David Nicklaus
Coming Together to Reform Missouri's Criminal Justice System
Liberty & Ethics Center Annual Spring Conference
Co-Hosted with the Show-Me Institute
Liberty & Ethics Center Spring Conference, Keynote by Robert Higgs
Keynote Speaker, Dr. Carey Roberts: Spontaneous Order and the Origins of American Freedom
Professor David Yeung from China Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. The topic of Yeung’s presentation – How to approach business with an entrepreneurial spirit as one who has a creative mindset.
Reed discusses his latest book – Real Heroes – Inspiring True Stories of Courage, Character and Conviction, along with an economics ‘pep talk’ about the significance of studying economics while keeping in mind the importance of character.
Networking is key to making business connections. Join area entrepreneurs at this event to sharpen your skills or expand your current network.
The Future of Capitalism
Dr. Hernando de Soto has done much more than apply the lessons of economics to old problems. He has asked new questions and provided both new understanding and new hope for transforming poverty into wealth.
For future health, recreation, and fitness professionals. Duree Center for Entrepreneurship.
Exhibit and Presentation: The World Knew: Jan Karski's Mission for Humanity
Co-sponsored by the Liberty & Ethics Center and the Center for International and Global Studies
Business Ethics Panel
Students and business leaders discuss actual ethical quandaries. Hosted by the Liberty & Ethics Center and the St. Charles Rotary Club.
Education Symposium: Video Game Design and Entrepreneurship
Presented by the Duree Center for Entrepreneurship
Organized by the Duree Center for Entrepreneurship, over 200 youths harnessed their entrepreneurial spirit and learned the ins and outs of running their own business.
Education Symposium: Entrepreneurship in Sports and Entertainment
Presented by the Duree Center for Entrepreneurship.