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Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and the Rule of Law: How to Return America to Prosperity (2015)

AHI Eighth Annual Carl B. Menges Colloquium April 16-19, 2015 at the Turning Stone Resort

Topic: “Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and the Rule of Law:  How to Return America to Prosperity (2015)”

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Welcome and Introductory Remarks – Richard Erlanger, President, AHI and Robert Paquette, Charter Fellow, AHI

Recognition Ceremony:

“The AHI: Past, Present, and Future,” Carl B. Menges, Board of Directors, AHI

AHI Undergraduate Recognition, Robert Paquette, Charter Fellow, AHI

Sarah Larson, AHI Undergraduate Fellow

Joe Simonson, AHI Undergraduate Fellow

“Reflections on the Last Eight Years,” Douglas Ambrose, Charter Fellow, AHI
Introduction by Bob Paquette, Charter Fellow, AHI

Eighth Annual Carl B. Menges Lecture

Michael Munger, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Program, Duke University

Introduction by James Bradfield, Charter Fellow, AHI

April 17, 2015:

Panel Discussions:  Session I: “Dangers Portended”

Photo Copyright 2015 Tom Loughlin Jr, Utica, N.Y.

Q&A:  Session I: “Dangers Portended”

Photo Copyright 2015 Tom Loughlin Jr, Utica, N.Y.

Panel Discussions:  Session II: “Rule of Law and Regulation”

Photo Copyright 2015 Tom Loughlin Jr, Utica, N.Y.

Q&A:  Session II: “Rule of Law and Regulation”

Photo Copyright 2015 Tom Loughlin Jr, Utica, N.Y.

Panel Discussions:  Session III: “Entrepreneurship and Innovation”

Photo Copyright 2015 Tom Loughlin Jr, Utica, N.Y.

Q&A:  Session III: “Entrepreneurship and Innovation”

Photo Copyright 2015 Tom Loughlin Jr, Utica, N.Y.

April 18, 2015:

Panel Discussions:  Session IV: “Property Rights, Uncertainty, and Freedom”

Photo Copyright 2015 Tom Loughlin Jr, Utica, N.Y.

Q&A:  Session IV: “Property Rights, Uncertainty, and Freedom”

Photo Copyright 2015 Tom Loughlin Jr, Utica, N.Y.

Panel Discussions:  Session V:  “Taxation and Entitlements” 

Photo Copyright 2015 Tom Loughlin Jr, Utica, N.Y.

Q&A:  Session V:  “Taxation and Entitlements” 

Photo Copyright 2015 Tom Loughlin Jr, Utica, N.Y.

Panel Discussions:  Session VI: “Whither America and the World”

Photo Copyright 2015 Tom Loughlin Jr, Utica, N.Y.

Q&A:  Session VI: “Whither America and the World”

Photo Copyright 2015 Tom Loughlin Jr, Utica, N.Y.

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