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Benjamin Powell on American Spending Levels
Recorded: Friday, May 20, 2011
Benjamin Powell, Research Fellow at the Independent Institute, speaks to Neil Cavuto on Fox News Channel about the wealthy class are continuing to spend at the precrisis spending levels despite the rising costs of food and gas.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Economic Policy, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Taxes
Emily Skarbek on the Government Cost Calculator
Recorded: Thursday, May 12, 2011
Emily Skarbek, Director of the
Center on Entrepreneurial Innovation, talks to Nick Gillespie from Reason about the many features of the Government Cost Calculator, found at MyGovCost.org.
Experts: Emily C. Skarbek Type: Television Issues: Fiscal Policy/Debt, Taxes
Ivan Eland on Syrian Unrest
Recorded: Sunday, April 17, 2011
Originally aired 4/17/11 on Al-Jazeera Inside Story. Ivan Eland assesses the rising tensions in Syria and the possible responses by the United States.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Economic History and Development (International)
Emily Skarbek on Rejection of Goolsbee Claim
Recorded: Friday, January 14, 2011
Emily Skarbek on International PressTV explains why the failure of the U.S. government in raising the debt ceiling is not "catastrophic" as President Barack Obama's chief economic advisor Austan Goolsbee claims.
Experts: Emily C. Skarbek Type: Television Issues: Fiscal Policy/Debt
Richard Vedder on the National Debt Crisis
Recorded: Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Richard Vedder on PressTV explains why the U.S. government has done little to reduce a national debt that is approaching its current ceiling of $14.3 trillion.
Experts: Richard K. Vedder Type: Television Issues: Fiscal Policy/Debt
Alex Tabarrok on Economic Growth and Innovation
Recorded: Thursday, December 16, 2010
Originally aired on 12/16/10 on Reckoning America. Alex Tabarrok talks about the global economy and how the story of economic growth is rapidly changing.
Experts: Alexander T. Tabarrok Type: Television Issues: Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Trade
Senior Fellow Alvaro Vargas Llosa Interviewed at Pepperdine University
Recorded: Monday, November 29, 2010
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Independent Institute Senior Fellow Alvaro Vargas Llosa was interviewed at Pepperdine University about Latin American issues and immigration.
Experts: Alvaro Vargas Llosa Type: Radio Issues: Economic History and Development (International), Immigration, Latin America
Ivan Eland on Pentagons Faux Budget Cuts
Recorded: Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Ivan Eland on Russia Today discusses why cuts to the U.S. military budget are unlikely to happen, given how the defense industry is closely tied to campaign funding for politicians.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Fiscal Policy/Debt