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The Adam Smith Breakfast is a must for local business community members operating in a global economy. The presentation includes an update on the Tampa Bay economy by Professor John Stinespring, Ph.D., and a global macroeconomic outlook by Associate Professor Vivekanand Jayakumar, Ph.D. Ample time for questions and answers will follow the presentations. Proceeds from the breakfast will support The Adam Smith Society, the honor society of the Department of Economics.

Thursday, April 11, 2024
7:30–9:30 a.m.

UT Students: $5
Individual Seats: $75
Full Table: $395 (six executives, two UT students)
Spartan Sponsor: $1,000 (two tables: 12 executives, four UT students and recognition at the breakfast)

The University of Tampa
Vaughn Center, 9th floor, Crescent Club
401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606

Register here!

The Adam Smith Society is a faculty-mentored, Sykes College of Business honors society for students of economics and economic policy. Students demonstrating outstanding interest and competence in the economic way of thinking are nominated by faculty for membership in the society.

The society exposes students to what economists do in the real world, introducing them to different points of view through enriched interaction with professional economists and community leaders who share an interest in real-world economics. 

Questions? Please contact Robert Beekman, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Economics, at