The J. Dennis Hastert Center for Economics, Government and Public Policy at Wheaton College will host a lecture by Erica Field on the topic of “Development and Human Dignity” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 16, 2011.
Dr. Field is the John L. Loeb Associate Professor of Economics at Harvard University and a faculty associate at the Institute of Quantitative Social Science. Her research has taken her all over the world and has recently shifted from a focus on economic development to a emphasis on health policy. During Wednesday evening’s lecture, she will discuss the relationship between property rights and economic stability.
This event takes place in the Phelps room, located in the south lower level of the Todd M. Beamer Student Center at 421 North Chase Street in Wheaton. For more information about the symposium events, call 630.752.5975 or visit the Hastert Center website at www.wheaton.edu/hastertcenter.