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CEI Weekly: Deirdre McCloskey To Be Honored at 2013 Annual Dinner

June 14, 2013

 

 

Feature: Prof. Deirdre McCloskey will accept the Julian Simon Memorial Award next week.

 FEATURE: Deirdre McCloskey To Be Awarded at 2013 CEI Dinner

 

At the CEI Annual Dinner next Thursday, June 20, CEI will award Deirdre McCloskey with the Julian Simon Memorial Award. The award was created in honor of late economist Julian L. Simon, famous for debunking the alarmist predictions of eco-doomsayers like Paul Ehrlich. Prof. McCloskey is being honored for her great catalogue of work, including her extensive documentation of how new cultural respect for entrepreneurialism transformed the world in the 17th and 18th century. Read more about Prof. McCloskey and the Simon Award here.

 

 

SHAPING THE DEBATE

 

America Should Learn from Europe on Wind Power

Iain Murray's op-ed in The USA Today

 

Why Immigration Riots Aren't in America's Future

David Bier's op-ed in The Huffington Post


On National Donut Day, Eat a Donut and Strike a Blow for Liberty

Sam Kazman's op-ed in Fox News

 

State-Based Drug Tracking Puts Americans at Risk 

Gregory Conko's op-ed in The Hill

 

Mozilla Wants 500M Users to Tell Gov't: Stop Watching Us

CEI's citation in Ars Technica

 

Climate Models Predict Heat That Hasn't Occured

Marlo Lewis' citation in Investor's Business Daily

 

Dodd-Frank in Court

Sam Kazman's citation in The Washington Free Beacon

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

                     

 

CEI PODCAST

 

June 13, 2013: Deirdre McCloskey Wins CEI's Julian Simon Award

 

Deirdre McCloskey, a distinguished economic historian and author of many books, includingThe Rhetoric of EconomicsThe Bourgeois Virtues, and Bourgeois Dignity, will receive CEI’sJulian Simon Memorial Award on June 20 at CEI’s annual dinner. CEI Founder and Chairman Fred Smith talks about how McCloskey’s work embodies the same joie de vivre and optimistic spirit that animated Simon’s thought.

 

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