Founded in 2024

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AIER’s Bastiat Society program in Fort Lauderdale provides a platform for scholars and policy experts to share their insights and experiences with leaders in the local community. 

Our events address sound economic principles, personal freedom, and opportunities created through markets.

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Founding Member 
$500 / person (One Time)

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Chapter Directors

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Lotta Moberg is co-Founder and co-CIO of ViviFi Ventures, a private markets investment firm focusing on cannabis and alternative health. She has written extensively on special economic zones (SEZs), published in economics journals including The Journal of Institutional EconomicsThe Review of Austrian Economics, and the Financial Times. She is the author of “The Political Economy of Special Economic Zones, which you can find hereLotta has taught undergraduate classes in economics while at George Mason University, where she earned her Ph.D. Her research is inspired by Austrian Economics and Political Economy and includes topics such as special economic zones, tax policy, and municipal bankruptcy. Find more about and by Lotta on her homepage:

Lotta has seven years of experience as an analyst at William Blair’s Dynamic Allocation Strategies team, responsible for global macro research. She also has a background in the Swedish Defense Forces, including two missions in Kosovo, and she has worked for the Swedish foreign ministry in Russia. 

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Brian Singer, CFA, is co-Founder and co-CIO of ViviFi Ventures. Over the last four decades, he was a global macro investor for institutional investors and UHNW family offices. He has been actively involved in the Chartered Financial Analyst program, from leading the curriculum committee to chairing the CFA Board of Governors and the Board of Trustees of the CFA Institute Research Foundation. Brian spent the last decade leading William Blair’s Dynamic Allocation Strategies macro investment team.

Previously, he was a UBS Group Managing Board member, UBS Global Asset Management Executive Committee member, Americas Global Asset Management CIO, and head of the UBS Global Asset Management Global Investment Solutions team managing over $200 billion of assets. He has written extensively in the investment industry, including books and articles appearing in The Financial Analysts Journal, The Journal of Portfolio Management, and The Journal of Performance Measurement.


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Fort Lauderdale, Florida