The International Business Center (IBC) builds the global business competencies of Lubar students by supporting the Lubar School’s international business curriculum, building faculty teaching and research expertise in international business, offering students global-oriented experiential learning opportunities, and presenting outstanding business community outreach programs on global business competitiveness.
Established in 1985 through funding by the Wisconsin State Legislature, the IBC has received grants from the U.S. Department of Education and financial support from numerous private donors and corporations.
For the Community
Bradley Distinguished Lecture Series
The Bradley Distinguished Lecture Series provides our community the opportunity to hear internationally respected scholars, policy experts, and thought leaders who provide important insights into economic policies and actions that reinforce people’s faith in American democratic capitalism and free enterprise, and foster America’s global economic competitiveness, entrepreneurialism and innovation. Each year, several hundred business leaders, executives, academic leaders, and policy-makers attend the series.
The Series is co-sponsored by the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation and the Lubar School of Business.
Past events have included:
Online – Disruption’s Wake: The Wall and The Bridge
U.S. Economic Outlook: Is Another Recession Looming?
Randall S. Kroszner, Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics and Deputy Dean for Executive Programs at the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago
The Administrative Threat to Civil Liberties
Philip Hamburger, J.D. Maurice and Hilda Friedman Professor of Law at Columbia Law School
Is Tax Reform the Impossible Dream?
James M. Poterba, Mitsui Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,and President of the National Bureau of Economic Research
Inequality, Human Capital and Growth: Implications for U.S. Economic Policy
Kevin M. Murphy, George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
The Dodd-Frank Act and the Unending Growth of the Administrative State
Peter J. Wallison, Arthur F. Burns Chair in Financial Market Studies and
Co-director of American Enterprise Institute’s (“AEI”) program on financial market deregulation.
“What Will Determine Our Economic Future?
Michael J. Boskin, Tully M. Friedman Professor of Economics & Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University