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Robert Higgs on a Century of Crisis and Leviathan
2011 Summer Seminars for College Students

Recorded: Friday, August 5, 2011

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Experts: Robert Higgs
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy

       
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Robert Higgs on the U.S. Government’s Ethanol Scam
Recorded: Saturday, May 14, 2011

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Here is Independent Institute Senior Fellow Robert Higgs speaking on “Ethanol Subsidies Have Many Bad Consequences,” from the Mises Circle seminar, “Agricultural Subsidies: Down on the D.C. Farm,” held May 14th in Indianapolis.

Experts: Robert Higgs
Type: Other Event
Issues: Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Government Waste/Pork

       
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Robert Higgs Receives Honorary Degree from Francisco Marroquín University
Recorded: Saturday, May 7, 2011

Originally aired 5/7/11 on New Media UFM. Robert Higgs, Senior Fellow in Political Economy at the Independent Institute, receives an honorary doctoral degree in the social sciences (Doctados Honoris Causa Ciencias Sociales) from Francisco Marroquín University in Guatemala.

Experts: Robert Higgs
Type: Other Event

       
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Robert Higgs’s Speech to Honor Graduates at Francisco Marroquín University
Recorded: Friday, May 6, 2011

Originally aired 5/6/11 on New Media UFM. Robert Higgs, Senior Fellow in Political Economy at the Independent Institute, speaks at a ceremony to honor graduates from Francisco Marroquín University in Guatemala

Experts: Robert Higgs
Type: Other Event

       
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Is U.S. Justice Broken?
Recorded: Thursday, December 9, 2010

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From fingerprinting to criminal sentencing, from lawyer licensing to judicial selection, and from eminent domain to wealth transfers via class-action lawsuits, how do perverse incentives impact the law and what reforms would create a more just and efficient legal system?

Experts: David D. Friedman, Alex Kozinski, Edward J. López, David J. Theroux
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Crime, Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Law Enforcement

       
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Is U.S. Justice Broken?
Recorded: Thursday, December 9, 2010

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From fingerprinting to criminal sentencing, from lawyer licensing to judicial selection, and from eminent domain to wealth transfers via class-action lawsuits, how do perverse incentives impact the law and what reforms would create a more just and efficient legal system?

Experts: David D. Friedman, Alex Kozinski, Edward J. López, David J. Theroux
Type: Independent Institute Event
Issues: Criminal Justice/ Prisons

       
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Great Depression, Round Two? Senior Fellow Robert Higgs on The Peter Schiff Show
Recorded: Monday, November 29, 2010

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Experts: Robert Higgs
Type: Radio
Issues: Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy

       
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Robert Higgs Interviewed: The Expanding Pork for Military Pay and Towns
Recorded: Friday, August 27, 2010

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Independent Institute Senior Fellow Robert Higgs is interviewed by Scott Horton of Antiwar Radio on the widening gap between public and private sector pay, the increasing affluence of military towns compared with others, the disappearance of traditional checks on government power, and the predation and incremental “ratchet effect” of expanding governmental powers that increase “temporarily” during wartime but never really recede.

Experts: Robert Higgs
Type: Radio
Issues: Economic History and Development (U.S.), Government Power, Labor and Employment, Terrorism and National Crises

       
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