ICL: Free Markets vs. Protectionism – 8/16 (Wednesday 10:30-12:30 p.m. for 1 week)

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Name: ICL: Free Markets vs. Protectionism – 8/16 (Wednesday 10:30-12:30 p.m. for 1 week)
Date: August 16, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT
Event Description:
The course will present the claimed advantages and disadvantages of each.  It will test those claims using a model with input from the students.   (I will create the model in Excel.  The model will illustrate a simple trading system with two countries and two products.  The students will be able to decide what sort of tariff barriers or quotas we should test.)
Dr. Van Vliet is a Professor of Business and Public Policy at Young Harris College.  Born at Fort Benning, Ga., the home of the Infantry, John spent his youth as an Army brat and then followed in his father’s footsteps by serving 24 years in the US Army. He served in various capacities, such as Commander, Plans Officer, Personnel Officer, Intelligence Officer and Military Attaché. He is proud to claim the 75th Ranger Regiment as his regiment. Dr. Van Vliet retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1994 and started his second career in industrial automation and parts distribution.  He is now in his third career as a college professor.  Dr. Van Vliet is married to his high school sweetheart. They live in Hiawassee, Ga. and have two grown daughters and three young grandsons.
ICL Classroom at Young Harris College.
Date/Time Information:
8/16 (Wednesday 10:30-12:30 p.m. for 1 week)
Contact Information:
For more information please visit www.iclyhc.org for registration and detailed course information or call 706.379.5194 and leave a message or send an email to icl@yhc.edu.
Course fee $12. (Requires ICL membership - $25 annually).
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