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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
Ron Paul: Understanding Liberty
Recorded: Wednesday, April 9, 2014
April 9, 2014
In this clip from "Ron Paul: Liberty Defined," Dr. Paul describes how real positive change comes from understanding liberty and economics.
Experts: Ron Paul Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Economic Policy, Economists, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Government Power, Political Ideology and Philosophy
Art Carden Talks Price Gouging on Stossel
Recorded: Thursday, November 1, 2012
Research Fellow Art Carden on
Stossel discusses the positive aspects of price gouging during natural disasters.
Experts: Art Carden Type: Television Issues: Business, Economic Policy, Economists, Free Market Economics, Law Enforcement
UFM Presentation of Living Economics: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Recorded: Sunday, June 3, 2012
Part 1 |
Research Fellow Peter J. Boettke gives a talk based on the triple meaning of the title of his new book,
, at the Univeridad Francisco Marroquin.
Living Economics: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Experts: Peter J. Boettke Type: Television Issues: Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economists, Education
Benjamin Powell on Federal Youth Summer Jobs Funding & Consumer Banking Problems
Recorded: Thursday, January 5, 2012
Senior Fellow Benjamin Powell on Freedom Watch discusses Federal youth summer jobs funding and consumer banking problems.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Banking and Finance, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Urban Issues
Robert Higgs on The Decline of American Liberalism with ReasonTV
Recorded: Friday, April 17, 2009
Robert Higgs, author and Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, discusses historian Arthur A. Ekirch, Jr.'s book,
, in an interview with Reason TV.
The Decline of American Liberalism
Experts: Robert Higgs Type: Television Issues: Economists, Political Ideology and Philosophy
Is Walmart Good or Bad for America? A Debate
Recorded: Tuesday, May 8, 2007
Richard K. Vedder and Ken Jacobs debate whether the rise of Walmart and similar big box retailers have been beneficial or harmful to the US economy.
Richard K. Vedder is Senior Fellow at The Independent Institute and Edwin and Ruth Kennedy Distinguished Professor of Economics and Faculty Associate, Contemporary History Institute, Ohio University. Professor Vedder is co-author (with Lowell Gallaway) of The Independent Institute book, "Out of Work," the recipient of both the Sir Antony Fisher International Memorial Award and Mencken Award Finalist for Best Book, and the Institute monograph, Can Teachers Own Their Own Schools?
Ken Jacobs is Chair of the U.C. Berkeley Labor Center, and a former member of the Mayors Universal Health Care Council in San Francisco. He is the Co-author od Declining Job-Based Health Coverage for Working Families in California and the United States, and Hidden Costs of Wal-Mart Jobs.
David J. Theroux is Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Independent Institute and Publisher of The Independent Review.
Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Antitrust, Competition, and Monopoly, Business, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economists, Free Market Economics, History (U.S), Labor and Employment, Politics, Public Health/ Consumer Protection
P.J. ORourke On the Wealth of Nations
Recorded: Friday, February 9, 2007
Part 1 |
In this hilarious and insightful examination of Adam Smiths work, P.J. shows us why this seminal book on economic liberty is so relevant today and why it has been so revolutionary.
Experts: P. J. ORourke, David J. Theroux Type: Television Issues: Economists, History (International)