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Higgs and Liebowitz on Causes of the Economic Crisis
Recorded: Sunday, February 8, 2009
Economists Roberts Higgs and Stan Liebowitz join the panel of the McCuistion Program on PBS to discuss causes of the current economic crisis.
Experts: Robert Higgs, Stan J. Liebowitz Type: Television Issues: Banking and Finance, Economic Policy, Fiscal Policy/Debt
Robert Higgs on War, Taxes, and Economic Crises
Recorded: Thursday, January 15, 2009
Experts: Robert Higgs Type: Other Event Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Economic Policy, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Taxes
Lessons from the Poor: The Power of Entrepreneurship
Recorded: Thursday, November 13, 2008
Part 1 |
At this Policy Forum, Independent Institute Senior Fellow Alvaro Vargas Llosa, former Bolivian President Jorge Quiroga, economist William Easterly, and a group of policy experts discuss the findings of the book, Lessons from the Poor. The speakers examine real-world examples of entrepreneurship and why instead of redistributing existing wealth, governments should free people so that they can create it.
Experts: William R. Easterly, Alvaro Vargas Llosa Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Economic History and Development (International), Economic Policy
P.J. ORourke On the Wealth of Nations
Recorded: Friday, February 9, 2007
Part 1 |
In this hilarious and insightful examination of Adam Smiths work, P.J. shows us why this seminal book on economic liberty is so relevant today and why it has been so revolutionary.
Experts: P. J. ORourke, David J. Theroux Type: Television Issues: Economists, History (International)