Lecture: The Moral Case for Free Enterprise


Location: 126 DeBartolo Hall

The Department of Political Science and The Tocqueville Program for Inquiry Into Religion and American Public Life present:

“The Moral Case for Free Enterprise”

By Arthur Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

Brooks is also the Beth and Ravenel Curry Scholar in Free Enterprise at AEI. Immediately before joining AEI, Brooks was the Louis A. Bantle Professor of Business and Government at Syracuse University, where he taught economics and social entrepreneurship.

Brooks is the author of 10 books and hundreds of articles on topics including the role of government, fairness, economic opportunity, happiness, and the morality of free enterprise. His latest book, The Road to Freedom: How to Win the Fight for Free Enterprise was a New York Times bestseller. Among his earlier books are Gross National Happiness, Social Entrepreneurship, and Who Really Cares. Before pursuing his work in public policy, Brooks spent 12 years as a classical musician in the United States and Spain.