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October 22, 2010 at 4:22 pm

A leading figure in Austrian school of economics, Israel Kirzner, Emeritus Professor of Economics at New York University, will attend classes, panels, and deliver the keynote address next week during the third annual Miller Upton Forum on the Wealth and Well-Being of Nations. Below, see a list of events open to the campus community.

Note: Readings can be found on Upton Forum Moodle site https://moodle.beloit.edu/course/view.php?id=1674

Monday (Oct. 25)

10 a.m. to 11 a.m. -- Professor Kirzner in Principles of Economics, in the Morse-Ingersoll Hall, Richardson Auditorium
Reading: Market Theory and the Price System (available on Upton Forum Moodle site)

2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. -- Professor Kirzner in Money and Banking, in the Morgan Room of Mayer Hall
 Reading: Essays on Capital and Interest (available on Upton Forum Moodle site)

Tuesday (Oct. 26)

8 a.m. to 10 a.m. -- Professor Kirzner in Economic Development, in Room 208 of Morse-Ingersoll Hall
Reading: 1) “Calculation, Competition & Entrepreneurship,” 2) Chapter Seven from Perception, Opportunity, and Profit (available on Upton Forum Moodle site)

Noon to 2 p.m. -- Luncheon & Panel Discussion: Entrepreneurship and the Liberal Arts in Practice, Moore Lounge of Pearsons Hall. (registration requested: http://www.beloit.edu/upton/)

7 p.m. to 9 p.m. -- Panel Discussion: The Ideas and Influence of Israel Kirzner, in Moore Lounge of Pearsons Hall

Wednesday (Oct. 27)

8:45 a.m. to 10 a.m. -- Professor Kirzner Lecture in Intermediate Micro and Quantitative Methods courses, in Richardson Auditorium of Morse-Ingersoll Hall
Reading: 1) “Calculation, Competition & Entrepreneurship, 2) chapter 7 of The Driving Force of the Market (available on Upton Forum Moodle site)

11:15 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.  Deirdre McClosky leads faculty* discussion: Quantitative Reasoning, Rhetoric, and Argument, in the Center for the Sciences Room 101
Reading: Chapter 1 of The Cult of Statistical Significance (available on Upton Forum Moodle site)

*interested students are also invited to attend this event

7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. -- Professor Kirzner’s Keynote Address, in the Center for the Sciences Atrium

8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. -- Reception