What can we do to live happier lives? How can we help others find the secret to true, lasting happiness? What is the connection between free enterprise and happiness? Join AEI president Arthur Brooks for a discussion on the intersection between work, happiness, and human flourishing. This event is co-sponsored by The Mackinac CenterAEI, and Acton.

Arthur BrooksArthur 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.

Arthur Brooks will be available for a meet and greet as well as a book signing from 11:00 a.m.-12 Noon. Lecture runs from 12:00-1:30 p.m.

Acton Institute
98 E. Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Cost per Lecture:
$15, includes box lunch

Cost per Lecture - Student Rate:
$10, includes box lunch

For more information
Contact Acton at 616-454-3080 or via e-mail at cbiewer@acton.org

Pre-registration is required for this event. Register here. 


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