The American Enterprise Debates
How Much Government Is Good Government?

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The American Enterprise


DEBATES


December 2, 2010 • 10:30–11:30 A.M.
AEI Conference Center

Video of this event will be livestreamed online at
http://www.american.com/watch/aei-livestream/

How Much Government is Good Government?

At our inaugural debate, Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), author of the "Roadmap for America’s Future," will deliver the case for limited government and David Brooks, opinion columnist at the New York Times, will counter with the case for more "energetic" government. Arthur Brooks, president of AEI, will provide introductory remarks and moderate.

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About the Author

 

Arthur C.
Brooks
  • Arthur C. Brooks is president of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). He is also the Beth and Ravenel Curry Scholar in Free Enterprise at AEI.

    Immediately before joining AEI, Brooks was the Louis A. Bantle Professor of Business and Government at Syracuse University, where he taught economics and social entrepreneurship.

    Brooks is the author of 10 books and hundreds of articles on topics including the role of government, fairness, economic opportunity, happiness, and the morality of free enterprise. His latest book, “The Road to Freedom: How to Win the Fight for Free Enterprise” (2012) was a New York Times bestseller. Among his earlier books are “Gross National Happiness” (2008), “Social Entrepreneurship” (2008), and “Who Really Cares” (2006). Before pursuing his work in public policy, Brooks spent 12 years as a classical musician in the United States and Spain.

    Brooks is a frequent guest on national television and radio talk shows and has been published widely in publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.

    Brooks has a Ph.D. and an M.Phil. in policy analysis from RAND Graduate School. He also holds an M.A. in economics from Florida Atlantic University and a B.A. in economics from Thomas Edison State College.


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    Name: Danielle Duncan
    Phone: 202.419.5213
    Email: danielle.duncan@aei.org

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