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Burack Lecture Series: The Origin and Future of Economic Inequality - Samuel Bowles

Oct 25, 2017
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm
Davis Center 417/419 (Livak Ballroom)

Research Professor and Director of the Behavioral Science Program, Santa Fe Institute, Professor of Economics Emeritus, Universitiy of Massachusetts at Amherst

Will economic inequalities in the U.S. and other countries continue to grow? Bowles has advised leaders from Senator Robert Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. To President Nelson Mandela on policies to address the injustices of inequality. Understanding how extreme economic disparities became the human condition 5,000 year ago provides some guidance for creating a more just future.

Reception immediately following in the Jost Foundation Room.

Free public parking available in the Jeffords Lot after 3:30 pm.

Sponsored by the Department of Economics and the Vermont Complex Systems Center.

For ADA accommodations: 802-656-3303

For more information, contact Bill Gibson at 802-656-0191 or

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