ASU professor updates Scottsdale Rotarians on Economic Liberty Center

Dr. William Boyes and Jason Washo, Rotary Club of Scottsdale board member.

Dr. William Boyes and Jason Washo, Rotary Club of Scottsdale board member.

Dr. William Boyes, Arizona State University WP Carey School of Business Director of Center for the Study of Economic Liberty, recently addressed members and guests of Rotary Club of Scottsdale

The new Center for the Study of Economic Liberty will be involved in research, publishing, conferences, and engaging students and scholars from around the world.

Dr. William Boyes

Dr. William Boyes

The new center brings together scholars and public intellectuals to examine the broad societal impacts of free markets, private property rights and entrepreneurship.

William Boyes, an ASU professor, was named the founding director. Through the research center, Dr. Boyes will be able to build on his studies of how economics, policy and general well-being are influenced by individuals’ ability to make choices.

 While addressing attendees, Dr. Boyes discussed economic implications of government regulation, laws, small business and public education.  The Rotary Club appreciated Dr. Boyes outreach to community business professional and his creating an interesting and lasting dialogue about the important role liberty plays in everyday life.

Club President Tim Baughman welcomes local business professional (both working and retired) to join other community and business leaders who have gathered for together for over 60 years to serve the youth of Scottsdale while supporting Rotary International’s global efforts to promote education, health, sanitation and peace.

For more information about Rotary Club of Scottsdale’s upcoming speakers, projects, programs and meeting dates/locations, visit

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