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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

       
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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

       
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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

       
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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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Edward López with David Theroux on the New Book, The Pursuit of Justice
Recorded: Thursday, December 9, 2010

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Independent Institute Research Fellow Edward Lopéz, Associate Professor of Law and Economics at San Jose State University and editor of the new Institute book The Pursuit of Justice, talks with Institute President David Theroux about the faulty incentives at the heart of government legal failures and whether market-based alternatives can provide viable solutions to the serious problems caused by the bureaucratization and politicization of the law.

Experts: Edward J. López, David J. Theroux
Type: Radio
Issues: Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Law Enforcement, Privatization

       
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Ivan Eland on Pentagon’s 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

       
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The Jason Lewis Show Interviews Emily Skarbek on the Government Cost Calculator
Recorded: Wednesday, September 29, 2010

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Dr. Emily Skarbek, Director of the Government Cost Calculator was interviewed on the nationally syndicated radio program, “The Jason Lewis Show” (Premiere Radio Networks). In the program, Dr. Skarbek uses MyGovCost.org to explain the specific effects of rampant government spending on the personal situation for any individual in America.

Experts: Emily C. Skarbek
Type: Radio
Issues: Fiscal Policy/Debt, Taxes

       
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