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Upcoming


Korea: The Hidden Economic Miracle
Thursday, August 16, 2012
7 p.m. Artreon TOZ, Shinchon subway (near Yonsei University)

* * * Henrique Schneider, chief economist of the Swiss Federation of Small and Medium Enterprises, Switzerland’s biggest think tank, and a member of the Swiss Council for Energy and the Swiss Competition Commission, will be the featured speaker. 10,000 won per person, wire to Woori account 1002-842-088197 by August 13 (15,000 won per person after that).
Casey Lartigue, a visiting scholar at the Liberty Society and host of the event, will also comment on Korea's economic miracle.

RSVP by August 13, 10,000 won per person. After that or at the door, the charge will be 15,000 or until seats are filled. Email caseyradio@daum.net to confirm your RSVP with the spelling of your name on your bank account. Food and beverages will be served. Business Casual (i.e., dress as your mother would dress you) requested, but even Business Clown will be accepted.
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August 20, Seoul National University
Casey Lartigue, a visiting scholar at the Liberty Society, will be giving a 90 minute presentation to about 30 Seoul National University students who want to study or live abroad in the future.
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Two authors popular with South Korean readers are leading critics of capitalism and free markets. Last month, we examined Harvard professor Michael Sandel. This month, we turn to Chang Ha-Joon of the University of Cambridge. Aaron McKenzie and Casey Lartigue, Jr., both Visiting Scholars with the Liberty Society, will kick off the discussion with comments about Chang's analysis. Roundtable attendees will then be invited to join the discussion. More details to follow later.

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