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What Should the Fed Be Doing?: Myths, Current Strategies and Alternatives
Recorded: Monday, November 12, 2012
Research Fellow David Beckworth, editor of
, and Research Fellow Scott Sumner, contributor to Boom and Bust Banking , discuss the role of the Fed.
Boom and Bust Banking
Experts: David Beckworth, Scott B. Sumner Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Banking and Finance, Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Free Market Economics
Full Video of The Independent Institutes 25th Anniversary Gala for Liberty
Recorded: Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Part 1 |
Full Video of The Independent Institutes 2011
25th Anniversary Gala for Liberty held November 15, 2011.
Part 1: Introductory Remarks and Tribute to Robert Higgs
Part 2: Tribute to Mario Vargas Llosa
Part 3: History of The Independent Institute and Fund for the Future
Part 4: Tribute to Lech Walesa
Part 5: Special Tributes, Sponsors, and Credits
Experts: Leszek Balcerowicz, Price V. Fishback, Robert Higgs, Ron Paul, Jorge Quiroga, David J. Theroux, Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu, Mario Vargas Llosa, Lech Wałęsa, Yuri Yarim-Agaev Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Defense and Foreign Policy, Democracy, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Government Power, History (International), History (U.S), Latin America, Nationalism, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Privatization, Property Rights, Terrorism and National Crises
A Gala for Liberty: The Independent Institutes Gala Reception and Dinner
Recorded: Tuesday, September 16, 2008
Part 1 |
Experts: George B. N. Ayittey, Michael J. Boskin, William K. Bowes, Jr., Andy Garcia, David J. Theroux, Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu, Alvaro Vargas Llosa Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Collectivism, Culture/ Society, Democracy, Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Entertainment, Free Market Economics, Freedom, History (U.S), Nationalism, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Property Rights, Race Issues, Regulation and Deregulation, Religion, Taxes, Terrorism and National Crises, Trade, Welfare
Smarter Urban Growth: Markets or Bureaucracy?
Recorded: Wednesday, October 3, 2001
Astronomical housing costs, suffocating traffic congestion, and pollution take a heavy toll on our quality of life. Are these problems the inescapable consequences of modern life or the results of poor government policies? Proponents of "smart growth" seek to correct them by replacing suburban living with high-density, urban living and public transit. Others seeks to extend and expand current public and private systems. But how smart are these and other approaches? Would market-based alternatives be preferable to create sustainable communities? Urban economists Randal O'Toole and Daniel Klein discussed innovative "smarter growth" solutions for affordable housing, transportation, land use, and the quality of life in our communities.
Experts: Randal OToole Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Land Use, Privatization, Property Rights, Regulation and Deregulation
Virtual Money, Privacy, and the Internet
Recorded: Wednesday, October 20, 1999
October 20, 1999
The Independent Institute, Oakland, CA
Peter A. Thiel
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Confinity, Inc., and Research Fellow at The Independent Institute
Richard W. Rahn
President, Novecon Corporation; former Chief Economist, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; and author of the book, The End of Money and the Struggle for Financial Privacy
Experts: Richard W. Rahn, Peter A. Thiel Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Banking and Finance, Economic Policy, Economists, Free Market Economics, History (U.S), Technology
Fixing America's Cities: Privatization and Community Empowerment
Recorded: Tuesday, April 6, 1999
Mayor, City of Indianapolis, Indiana
Author, "The Twenty-First Century City"
Experts: Stephen Goldsmith Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Land Use, Property Rights, Regulation and Deregulation, Transportation, Urban Issues