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Conferences and Seminars

Economics Conferences and Seminars

The following is a list of summer seminars that are available to undergraduate students who are seeking to learn more about capitalism.  Interested WKU students can apply directly through the program links below for admission and for scholarships. Additional scholarship money may be available from the WKU Economics Department.

Clemson Institute

The 2014 Liberty, Free Markets, and Moral Character" summer conference will take place at Clemson University from May 22nd through May 25th. Students can apply for scholarships that include tuition, room, board, and a travel stipend. Application Deadline: March 8th

Mises University 

The 2014 Mises University will be held July20-26 in Auburn, Alabama. Scholarships are available for the weeklong study of Austrian Economics that include tuition, room, and board. Application Deadline: April 8th

Cato University

The 2014 Cato University will be held at the Rancho Bernardo Inn, Sand Diego, CA, July 27th -August 1st.

Independent Institute

The 2014 Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminars are June 16-20 (Colorado Springs, CO) and July 7-11 (Berkley, CA).The Independent Institute is a non-profit, non-partisan, scholarly research and educational organization that sponsors in-depth studies of critical social and economic issues. It is located in Oakland California. Application Deadline: March 31st

Institute for Humane Studies

The 2014 Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminars are June 16-20 (Colorado Springs, CO) and July 7-11 (Berkley, CA).The Independent Institute is a non-profit, non-partisan, scholarly research and educational organization that sponsors in-depth studies of critical social and economic issues. It is located in Oakland California. Application Deadline: March 31st

PERC (Property and Environment Research Center)

The 2014 Property Rights, Markets and Freedom program is offered in Bozeman, Montana from June 16-21. Application Deadline: March 13th

The Fund for American Studies

Live, learn, and intern in Washington D.C. Take two classes in comparative economic and political systems at Georgetown University while interning in Washington D.C. Summer 2014. Application Deadline: March 18th

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