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Was the American Wild West a Genuine Case of Anarcho-Capitalism?
Recorded: Friday, July 10, 2015
Independent Institute Senior Fellow Randy Simmons speaks at the 2015 FreedomFest in Las Vegas, NV.
Experts: Randy T. Simmons Type: Other Event Issues: Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Economists, Free Market Economics, History (U.S), Political Ideology and Philosophy
A Christian, an Atheist, A Capitalist and an Economist on: What the Freedom Philosophy Is (And What It Isn't)
Recorded: Thursday, July 9, 2015
Independent Institute Research Fellow Robert Murphy speaks on a panel alongside Max Borders, Doug Casey and Stephen Cox at the 2015 FreedomFest held in Las Vegas, NV.
Experts: Robert P. Murphy Type: Other Event Issues: Culture/ Society, Economic Policy, Economists, Free Market Economics, Freedom
Public Pension CrisisLawrence McQuillan interviewed on KQED radios Forum
Recorded: Monday, July 6, 2015
Senior Fellow Lawrence McQuillan, author of
is interviewed by Michael Krasny on KQED radios Forum program. McQuillan tells of his plan to resolve the pension crisis in California and other states by switching from the current system to a 401(k) style of retirement plan, as most private sector companies use. This way, McQuillan argues, the public employee retirement system would be portable and transparent while remaining solvent.
Experts: Lawrence J. McQuillan Type: Radio Issues: Banking and Finance, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Government Power, Labor and Employment, Taxes
Robert Nelson on
BookTalks debates Christian Felber on Economics as Religion
Recorded: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Economist Tomás Sedláček hosts a
BookTalks debate with Institute Senior Fellow and economist Robert Nelson and guests from fields of theology, philosophy and economics.
Nelson is author of .
The New Holy Wars: Economic Religion vs. Environmental Religion in Contemporary America
Experts: Robert H. Nelson Type: Television Issues: Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Economists, Free Market Economics, Religion
Robert Higgs on FDA and Consumer Welfare
Recorded: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
This presentation by Independent Institute Senior Fellow Robert Higgs was presented on July 24, 2014, at Mises University, sponsored by the Ludwig von Mises Institute, in Auburn, Alabama.
Experts: Robert Higgs Type: Other Event Issues: Economists, Free Market Economics, Government Power, Regulation and Deregulation
Lawrence McQuillan on the Fed's Zero Interest Rate Policy
Recorded: Thursday, July 17, 2014
Senior Fellow Lawrence McQuillan appeared on The Rob Schilling radio show to discuss the Fed's zero interest rate policy (ZIRP) and how this effects the economy.
Experts: Lawrence J. McQuillan Type: Radio Issues: Banking and Finance, Economic Policy, Fiscal Policy/Debt
Michael Thomas: Division of Labor and Free Trade
Recorded: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Michael Thomas breaks down the factors that go into a free trade economy and how division of labor plays into the equation.
For information on The Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar,
Experts: Michael D. Thomas Type: Challenge of Liberty Seminars Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Economists, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Free Market Economics, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Privatization, Public Choice Theory, Regulation and Deregulation