The Invisible Hand: Science Fiction Meets Economic Fact
Name: The Invisible Hand: Science Fiction Meets Economic Fact
Date: November 16, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM CST
How are anxieties about our technologically advanced world shaping economics and art? In National Book Award Winner M.T. Anderson’s latest novel, Landscape with Invisible Hand, humans are invited to participate in a galactic economy, but struggle to adjust to a market run by aliens and ruined by alien technology. Join Anderson and Dr. Tammy Batson, Director for NIU’s Center for Economic Education, for a lively discussion on economics, extraterrestrials, and the invisible hands that control our lives.