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Randy T. Simmons on Public Choice Theory
2012 Summer Seminar for College Students
Recorded: Tuesday, July 31, 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: Randy T. Simmons Type: Challenge of Liberty Seminars Issues: Economic Policy, Public Choice Theory
The Roots of Government Failure: An Interview
Recorded: Wednesday, November 30, 2011
William Shughart interviews Economist Randy T. Simmons, author of
Beyond Politics: The Roots of Government Failure
Experts: William F. Shughart II, Randy T. Simmons Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Democracy, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Public Choice Theory
Eminent Domain: Abuse of Government Power?
Recorded: Tuesday, January 31, 2006
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In June 2005, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Kelo v. New London that local governments may force property owners to sell out and to make way for private economic development, even if the property is not blighted. In response, many states have passed legislation and proposed amendments to their state constitutions to block this unprecedented government assault on the rights of property owners.
Experts: Steven Greenhut, Timothy Sandefur Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Housing, Land Use, Property Rights