NDSU to host Capitalism and Society Lecture March 21
NDSU will host the Capitalism and Society lecture “Money and the Rule of Law” by Dr. Alexander Salter on Thursday, March 21 in the Richard H. Barry Hall auditorium.
The lecture will examine how our current monetary institutions, such as the Federal Reserve, are not meaningfully constrained by the rule of law and discuss why this poses a problem. The event is free and open to the public. After the lecture, there will be a short session for questions and answers, followed by pizza and refreshments.
Salter is the Comparative Economics Research Fellow at the Free Market Institute and an assistant professor of economics in the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University. He studies the political economy of central banking and is a fellow of the Sound Money Project at the American Institute for Economic Research.
“We look forward to Dr. Salter’s discussion on the relationship between monetary institutions like the Federal Reserve and the rule of law,” said James Caton, assistant professor of economics and fellow at the Center for the Study of Public Choice and Private Enterprise. Caton is also a research fellow for the Sound Money Project.
The Capitalism and Society Lecture Series is hosted by the . The series invites dialogue between researchers, students and community members about institutions and policies that encourage and enhance human well-being.
The Center for the Study of Public Choice and Private Enterprise produces research and programming on issues relevant to North Dakota and the Upper Great Plains region to advance knowledge of the sources and causes of human well-being and the distinctive roles of entrepreneurship, free markets, philanthropy, private enterprise and public policy in achieving it.