Nothing to Fear? Debating Today's Economic Recovery

October 13, 2009

 

On October 13, 2009, the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies hosted a panel of economics to debate the issue of government intervention during economic recessions. Dr. John Tiemstra (Calvin College), Dr. Dan Giedeman (Grand Valley State University), and Dr. Hari Singh (Grand Valley State University) took the pro government intervention position. Dr. Gary Wolfram (Hillsdale College), Larry Reed (Foundation for Economic Education), and Harry Veryser (University of Detroit, Mercy) took the anti government intervention position. The debate took place in Loosemore Auditorium, located at GVSU’s downtown Grand Rapids campus.