Archive for October, 2018

CEE Review: Should CEOs speak up on social issues? | Stephen Hicks’s new podcast series, and more

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

News and Opinion

Stephen Hicks has launched his new Open College Podcast series. Keep up with the series on Twitter, and listen on iTunes,  SoundCloud, or Stitcher.

Should CEOs speak up on social issues? Business Ethics Highlights.

8 things every person should do before 8:00 a.m. Medium.

The rise and fall of Argentina. Mercatus Center.

China may be stepping back from the free-market, pro-business policies that transformed it into the world’s No. 2 economy. The New York Times.

Magatte Wade’s TED talk: Why it’s too hard to start a business in Africa—and how to change it. Also, read our interview with Magatte at our site.

Research: The average age of a successful startup founder is 45: “Among the top 0.1% of startups based on growth in their first five years, we find that the founders started their companies, on average, when they were 45 years old.” Harvard Business Review.

Elon Musk on increasing productivity: Just walk out of meetings. BBC. 

The right stuff? Personality and entrepreneurship. The National Bureau of Economic Research.


The 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Symposium: A Teaching & Research Conference for Free Market Intellectuals will be held on March 22, 2019 at the Bay Watch in North Myrtle Beach, SC. Special guest speaker Dr. Lori Mccoy will speak on “Driving down the cost of healthcare with Free Market Medicine.” More information on the conference is available here.

Idea: “Circumstances do not make a person, they reveal him.” — James Allen

See you next time with our digest of new and interesting items in entrepreneurship, ethics, and political economy. Here are the previous editions of CEE Review.