Freedom and Prosperity Research Conference

Freedom and Prosperity Research Conference

 from 2:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Virtual Event

The Atlantic Council’s Freedom and Prosperity Center invites you to their first annual Freedom and Prosperity Conference on Thursday, February 2, from 9:30am-4:00pm ET.

Our organization’s experts and featured scholars from the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Columbia University in New York, the London School of Economics, Mackenzie Presbyterian University of Brazil, and University of Navarra of Spain will present their research on the importance of freedom in promoting prosperity in developing countries.

The event will also include a conversation between Fred Kempe, CEO of the Atlantic Council, and Michael Fisch, founder and CEO of American Securities and chairman of the advisory council of the Freedom of Prosperity Center, as well as contributions from current and former officials from Egypt, Mexico, and Tunisia.

If you would like to participate in the event in person, please send an email to to register. Please be aware that space is limited, so we encourage you to register as soon as possible.


H.E. Khemaies Jhinaoui
President, Tunisian Council on Foreign Relations;
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Tunisia

Clara Volintiru
Professor, University of Bucharest, Romania;
Director, Bucharest Office, German Marshall Fund and Black Sea Trust

Camelia Crisan
Assistant Professor, National School of Political Science and Public Administration (SNSPA);
Managing Director, Project Romania 2030

Markus Jaeger
Adjunct Associate Professor, Columbia University;
Fellow, German Council on Foreign Relations Center for International Development

Ignacio Campomanes
Resident Fellow, Center for International Development, Navarra University, Spain

Mohamed Farid
Senator, Egypt;
Co-founder, Cairo Liberal Club

Vladimir Fernandes Maciel
Professor, Mackenzie Presbyterian University, Brazil

Vanessa Rubio-Marquez
Professor and Associate Dean for Extended Education, London School of Economics;
Former Senator and Deputy Minister, Mexico

Ben Powell
Executive Director and Professor, Texas Tech University

Parth Shah
Founder, Centre for Civil Society, India;
Director, Indian School of Public Policy

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