Bob Lawson & Ben Powell: Two Economists Drink Their Way Through the Unfree World

May 06, 2021

5:30pm – 7:00pm

Hybrid - Kincaid Auditorium ( Gatton Business & Economics 111)

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This will be a hybrid event, please click HERE to join us virtually. Keep in mind, in-person will be capped due to COVID regualtions, so register early to attend in-person.


Robert Lawson holds the Fullinwider Chair in Economic Freedom and directs the O’Neil Center at the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University. Dr. Lawson is a founding co-author of the widely cited Economic Freedom of the World index and has written more than one hundred academic articles, book chapters, policy reports, and book reviews.

Benjamin Powell is the executive director of the Free Market Institute and a professor of economics in the Rawls College of Business Administration at Texas Tech University. He’s the author or editor of six other books and has appeared regularly on television and in the popular press.