Wheaton Center for Faith, Politics and Economics (FPE)


Johan Van Overtveldt Lecture

Johan Van Overtveldt | The Ongoing Eurocrisis in a 21st Century That Will Be Dominated by the U.S. from Wheaton College on Vimeo.

"We will see even more change and change at an even more rapid pace than we have seen in the recent past." Johan Van Overtveldt

On September 8, 2015, Johan Van Overtveldt, Finance Minister of the Kingdom of Belgium and former Professor of Economics at the University of Hasselt, addressed an overflow audience of faculty and students at Wheaton College on the topic of "turbo change," a concept of exponential increases in change.  Overtveldt argued that turbo change will place the United States at the forefront of the 21st century despite its recent struggles and the strengthening of its competitors such as the European Union and China.

Fall Newsletter

Read our Fall 2015 newsletter (PDF) which includes further details of our ISI trip, insights from our summer interns, and a special article by Professor Bryan McGraw, "The Impact of the Obergefell Decision on Religious Liberty."


Iron Sharpens Iron 2015:  The Political Economy of Latin America.  

Read blog posts from our students during their trip to Colombia, Panama and Peru

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