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Nobel Laureate addresses “The Logic of Entitlement Reform”

In his lecture “The Logic of Entitlement Reform,” Nobel Laureate Dr. Robert E. Lucas, Jr. said he is not in favor of abolishing the welfare system, but he suggested our country would be better served if welfare was not available to everyone, only the neediest 20 percent in the U.S.

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Nobel Laureate Robert E. Lucas, Jr. speaks October 7

Nobel laureate Dr. Robert E. Lucas, Jr. will discuss “The Logic of Entitlement Reform” in the Burkett Miller Distinguished Lecture Series on Monday, October 7, at noon in the UTC University Center Auditorium.   This event is free and open to the public; however, seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. 

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Update: Former BB&T CEO addresses financial crisis

We are in an economic recovery, but not a healthy recovery, according to John A. Allison, the former Chairman of BB&T Corporation, who spoke on campus for the 2012 Burkett Miller Distinguished Lecture Series.  The Scott L. Probasco, Jr. Chair of Free Enterprise hosted the event.

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Nobel Laureate Peter Diamond to speak on campus

Nobel Laureate Peter A. Diamond, recent nominee for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, will speak on Monday, October 17 at noon in the University Center Auditorium, addressing the topic “Markets and Government.” This event, part of the Burkett Miller Distinguished Lecture Series, is free and open to the public. Seating is limited to a first-come, first-served basis.

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Nobel Laureate explores self-governance

Nobel Laureate Elinor (Lin) Ostrom told a UTC audience in the challenge of self- governance in complex contemporary environments, one of the broad lessons is that the complexity of markets is not automatically a sign of inefficiency.

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