The J. Dennis Hastert Center for Economics, Government, and Public Policy hosts a lecture by Steven L. S. Smith titled, "Is Economic Growth Moral?" at 7 p.m. Thursday, January 17.
Dr. Smith is professor of economics at Gordon College. A former visiting scholar at the U.S. International Trade Commission, he earned his Ph.D. from Stanford University. His teaching and research focuses on international economics and economic development. He is co-editor of Faith & Economics, the review published by the Association of Christian Economists.
In Thursday evening's lecture, he will present moral and policy arguments related to human flourishing and economic growth, including a discussion on the morality of wealth.
Free and open to the public, this event takes place in Coray Gym, located in the Todd M. Beamer Student Center at 421 College Avenue in Wheaton. For more information, call 630.752.5975.