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The Explosion of Patent Litigation
Recorded: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Research Fellow William J. Watkins, Jr., author of
, appeared on the Steve Malzberg Show on Newsmax TV. Watkins talks about patent trolls, who are costing billions to the US economy by filing lawsuits against innovators. The result of these lawsuits slows the process of new technology and stifles innovation.
Experts: William J. Watkins Jr. Type: Television Issues: Business, Free Market Economics, Litigation, Regulation and Deregulation, Science, Technology
John C. Goodman: What's the Alternative to Obamacare?
Recorded: Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Independent Institute Senior Fellow John C. Goodman, author of "
Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis" describes how the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, with its 27,000 pages of rules and regulations, has omitted some basic market-based concepts that would benefit all consumers. Goodman outlines the changes that would make such a healthcare system function, utilizing his extensive knowledge of the subject. Goodman is known as the "Father of Health Savings Accounts" whose suggestions for healthcare reform have been heard around the country. In this video, he highlights what is wrong with Obamacare, and offers his bold ideas on sensible healthcare reform.
Experts: John C. Goodman Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Antitrust, Competition, and Monopoly, Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Government Power, Government Waste/Pork, Health Care, Politics, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation
Chris Coyne: The Role of Institutions
Recorded: Thursday, June 19, 2014
Chris Coyne discusses Institutions, spontaneous order, and the market process.
For information on The Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar,
Experts: Christopher J. Coyne Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Antitrust, Competition, and Monopoly, Bureaucracy and Government, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Economists, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Free Market Economics, Government Waste/Pork, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Regulation and Deregulation
William J. Watkins, Jr. on Patent Trolls
Recorded: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Research Fellow William J. Watkins, Jr. appeared on XMSatellite radios Innovation Navigation show to talk about his new book
. The cost of patent trolls is staggering, both in terms of lost work and in court costs and attorney fees. The outmoded patent system in the US is discussed, including proposals for reforming the patent system.
Patent Trolls: Predatory Litigation and the Smothering of Innovation
Experts: William J. Watkins Jr. Type: Radio Issues: Antitrust, Competition, and Monopoly, Business, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Litigation, Regulation and Deregulation, Science, Technology
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
Ben Powell on Monopoly and Antitrust
2012 Summer Seminar for High School Students
Recorded: Wednesday, June 20, 2012
This presentation is from our 2012 Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar for high school students, which was held from June 18 to 22, 2012, at the Independent Institute Conference Center, Oakland, California.
View videos and more information about the Summer Seminars.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Antitrust, Competition, and Monopoly, Business, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Free Market Economics
S. Fred Singer Interviewed on KUSI San Diego on Global Warming
Recorded: Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Research Fellow S. Fred Singer speaks with KUSI San Diego's David Davis on
the scientific and economic issues surrounding the global warming debate.
Experts: S. Fred Singer Type: Television Issues: Energy, Environment, Science, Technology
Clifford Thies on the American Economic Association and Richard T. Ely
Recorded: Monday, November 28, 2011
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The American Economic Association (AEA) takes pride in celebrating its founder Richard T. Ely. This pride is strange, given the character of Elys thought, which is revealed in
The Independent Review article The Shaping of a Future Presidents Economic Thought: Richard T. Ely and Woodrow Wilson at The Hopkins by Gary M. Pecquet and Clifford F. Thies, as well as the Econ Journal Watch article Richard T. Ely: The Confederate Flag of the AEA? by Clifford F. Thies and Ryan Daza. In this podcast, Thies is interviewed by the economist Lawrence H. White and explores Elys ideas, values, and impact. Thies is the Eldon R. Lindsay Chair of Free Enterprise and Professor of Economics and Finance at Shenandoah University.
Experts: Clifford F. Thies, Lawrence H. White Type: Radio Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Collectivism, Culture/ Society, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Economists, Government Power, Immigration, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Race Issues, Regulation and Deregulation, Religion, Science, Welfare