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Saratoga Public Library Community Room

Think like an Entrepreneur Seminar

College professors introduce economic concepts and how one can think like an entrepreneur. Seminar for ages 14-26.

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Think like an Entrepreneur Seminar
Think like an Entrepreneur Seminar

Time & Location

Aug 19, 2022, 10:15 AM PDT

Saratoga Public Library Community Room, 13650 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA 95070, USA

About the event

Summer Seminars for ages 14 - 26. 

Discover how sound economics, ethical entrepreneurship, and strong character empower students to succeed in the real world. The program will have the following learning objectives: Wealth Creation, Entrepreneurship,

Division of Labor, Role of Entrepreneurs in a Society.

This seminar is taught by professors through FEE. Participants will receive a certificate of completion. 

The cost is free. Please only sign up if you can attend BOTH days. 

Aug 19 10:15am - 1pm

Session 1: Markets

Speaker: James Harrigan

Description: What constitutes a market? Should there really be a market for

everything? In this session, students will discuss market-based

solutions as an alternative to regulation in solving societal

problems.

Session 2: Killing Uber: Taxis, the Sharing Economy, and Regulatory Capture

Speaker:  Matt Mitchell

Blub: Shows how consumers were harmed by regulations and shows

how, ironically, the new technology offered by Uber and Lyft

actually addressed the market imperfections that taxi regulation

was ostensibly designed to address in the first place.

Aug 20 10:15am - 1pm

Session 1: Entrepreneurs Change the World

Speaker: Matt Mitchell

Description: This talk focuses on the extraordinary rise in material prosperity of the last 200 years. Humans have achieved longer life spans, better nutrition, higher IQs and lower levels of violence. Important political and historical dates introduced life changing inventions such as the telegraph, penicillin, cargo shipping, etc. The speaker focuses on telling the stories of the entrepreneurs that made these innovations that improved our lives.

Session 2: Human Flourishing

Speaker:  James Harrigan

Blurb: Adam Smith and Thomas Jefferson through the

lens of what I experienced living in Iraq.

Schedule


  • 2 hours 45 minutes

    Day 1


  • 2 hours 45 minutes

    Day 2

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