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Webinar: Economic Freedom and Pandemics in American History

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Professor Fishback will be the guest speaker for webinar on May 13, 2020
Professor Price V. Fishback

On Wednesday, May 13 at 3:00 PM PT/ 6:00 PM ET, FTE will present a webinar on Economic Freedom and Pandemics in American History. Executive Director, Ted Tucker, will be joined by economic historian Price V. Fishback, the Thomas R. Brown Professor of Economics at the University of Arizona and Research Associate with National Bureau of Economic Research.

Professor Fishback will make a presentation on how the United States’ dealt with similar pandemics in the 1800s and the Spanish Flu. In addition, Fishback will compare the economy and the government’s response to the current pandemic to situations during the Great Depression and to the Great Recession of 2008 – 10.

Following a 45 – 50 minute presentation, Dr. Fishback will take Q&A from the audience. The webinar is scheduled to last for 60 minutes.

 

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