Do Economics and Business Studies Advance Liberal Education and a Free Society?
Economics and business studies are in high demand among college students, and these disciplines are often touted to them as paths to employment. Approximately one quarter of university degrees awarded today are in business; this dramatic increase has been accompanied by a simultaneous decline in liberal arts degrees. This colloquium proposed to explore the extent to which these two disciplines, as conceived and taught in recent decades, make a vital contribution to a liberal education.
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