Students Discuss Former White House Official, Nobel Prize Economist

As part of its work to support a marketplace of ideas in higher education, the Charles Koch Foundation provides grants to facilitate reading groups led by hundreds of faculty on campuses across the country. University faculty members tailor curriculum to engage students with a variety of perspectives within a given field. West Texas A&M University hosts one such group. This fall students will read Nudge, a book co-authored by former White House official Cass Sunstein, and have the opportunity to meet Nobel Prize winning economist Vernon Smith.

Read more about the West Texas A&M Economics Club at Texas A&M

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