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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
Public Choice And Government Failure
Recorded: Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Hillsdale College Professor of Economics Ivan Pongracic discusses the different motives that exist in the public decision-making process. He utilizes economic analysis to shed light on governmental choices. Presentation given on June 9, 2015 at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Experts: Ivan Pongracic Jr. Type: Challenge of Liberty Seminars Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Politics, Public Choice Theory
Randy Simmons | The True Costs of Green Energy
Recorded: Monday, April 27, 2015
Senior Fellow Randy Simmons joins WSVA radio's Mike Schikman to talk about the true costs of green energy including government funding and incentives for renewable energy.
Experts: Randy T. Simmons Type: Radio Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Energy, Environment, Free Market Economics, Property Rights, Public Choice Theory, Regulation and Deregulation
Recorded: Friday, March 7, 2014
Senior Fellow Randy T. Simmons, co-editor of
, looks at the battles over water in the western United States. Thirsty citizens of growing cities, farmers, factories and environmentalists are in a fight for a natural resource that is priced arbitrarily. Its value is determined not by the free market, but by bureaucrats. Outdated government reclamation projects and water policies have put residents of the Golden State at the mercy of the weather, and of government's mandatory regulations.
Experts: Randy T. Simmons Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Business, Economic Policy, Environment, Land Use, Political Ideology and Philosophy
Ivan Pongracic on Why Socialism Failed
2013 Summer Seminar for College Students
Recorded: Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Ivan Pongracic explains the impossibility of socialist states to engage in economic calculation, and why this always spells disaster. Talk given on July 17, 2013 in Berkeley, CA.
Experts: Ivan Pongracic Jr. Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Economic History and Development (International), Economic Policy, Political Ideology and Philosophy
Pongracic: Competition and the Market Process
Recorded: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Ivan Pongracic discusses the fundamentals of how competition enables the market process. Talk given on June 18, 2013 in Colorado Springs, CO.
Experts: Ivan Pongracic Jr. Type: Television Issues: Antitrust, Competition, and Monopoly, Business, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy
Beyond Politics: How to Think about Government Failure
Recorded: Sunday, February 10, 2013
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Senior Fellow Randy Simmons interviewed by Richard Reinsch of
Liberty Law Talk on his new Independent Institute book
Beyond Politics: The Roots of Government Failure
Experts: Randy T. Simmons Type: Radio Issues: Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Political Ideology and Philosophy
Ivan Pongracic on Regulation and Interventionism
2012 Summer Seminar for College Students
Recorded: Wednesday, August 1, 2012
This presentation is from our 2012 Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar for college students, which was held from July 30 to August 3, 2012, at Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, California.
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Experts: Ivan Pongracic Jr. Type: Challenge of Liberty Seminars Issues: Economic Policy, Regulation and Deregulation