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George Ayittey Discusses Why Africa is Poor on BBC radios
Exchanges on the World Economy
Recorded: Friday, October 25, 2013
Ghanaian economist and Research Fellow, George Ayittey argues that Africa is poor because it is not freedue to dictatorships. He spoke with host Justin Rowlatt and an audience at Paris Dauphine University in Paris.
Experts: George B. N. Ayittey Type: Radio Issues: Culture/ Society, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Economic History and Development (International), Economic Policy, Economists, Free Market Economics, Trade
How U.S. Economic Warfare Provoked Japan's Attack on Pearl Harbor
Recorded: Saturday, October 27, 2012
Senior Fellow Robert Higgs speaks at The Arthur M. Krolman lecture, presented at the 2012 Mises Institute Supporters Summit: "The Truth About War: A Revisionist Approach". Recorded at Callaway Gardens, Georgia, on 27 October 2012.
Experts: Robert Higgs Type: Other Event Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Trade
The Secret to Making Poor Nations Rich
Recorded: Thursday, February 21, 2008
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For decades, efforts to end world poverty have focused on redistributing wealth, rather than creating it. This approach, however, has done little to foster long-term economic progress in Africa.
Experts: George B. N. Ayittey, Benjamin W. Powell, Alvaro Vargas Llosa Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Economic History and Development (International), Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, History (International), Latin America, Nationalism, Property Rights, Regulation and Deregulation, Taxes, Trade