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PEP events are free and open to the public unless otherwise stated.

Moral Limits of Markets


Spring 2019


The State Strikes Back: The End of Economic Reform in China?

Nicholas R. Lardy

Peterson Institute for International Economics

April 9, 2019, 4:30 pm, Haldeman 041


Is Capitalism Rigged? A Debate

Jason Furman

Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Deirdre McCloskey

University of Illinois, Chicago (Emerita)

April 16, 2019, Filene Auditorium, 4:30 pm


Has Liberalism Failed? An Exchange 

Patrick J. Deneen, author of Why Liberalism Failed

Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame

Aurelian Craiutu, co-author of "The Many Deaths of Liberalism"

Professor of Political Science, University of Indiana

April 23, 2019, Rocky 3, 5:00 pm


The Popularity of Adam Smith in America 

Glory Liu

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Political Theory Project, Brown University

April 26, 2019, Rocky 2, 4:30 pm


David Hume and Adam Smith: A Philosophic Friendship

Dennis Rasmussen

Professor of Political Science, Tufts University

May 1, 2019, Haldeman 041, 4:30 pm


Shut Out: How a Housing Shortage Caused the Great Recession and Crippled Our Economy

Kevin Erdmann

College of Management, University of Arizona

May 8, 2019, Kemeny 008


Personal Finance 101 - A Practical Guide to be more Financially Literate

Bruce Meyer

Senior Managing Director, Beacon Point Wealth Advisors

May 9, 2019, Moore B03


American Conservatism and the Challenge of Populism

George Nash

May 23, 2019, Rockefeller 003



Summer 2019


Why the West? Information as Key to the Modern World

Steven G. Marks, author of The Information Nexus: Global Capitalism from the Renaissance to the Present

Professor of History, Clemson University

Aug. 5, 2019


Autumn 2019


Dartmouth and the World: Religion and Political Economy @1769

A major academic conference featuring eleven speakers (program TBA)

Sept. 27-28, 2019



Last Updated: 4/18/19