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Benjamin Powell Globalization and Development
2013 Summer Seminar for College Students
Recorded: Thursday, July 18, 2013
Benjamin Powell defends free trade for developing societies and critiques the common defense of anti-sweatshop legislation. Talk given on July 18, 2013 in Berkeley, CA
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Business, Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, Labor and Employment, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Public Health/ Consumer Protection
Ben Powell Speaks on the Gold Standard on
Stossel at FreedomFest
Recorded: Thursday, July 18, 2013
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Senior Fellow Benjamin Powell appears on the Fox Business Channels Stossel show, recorded in Las Vegas, during FreedomFest.
Powell discusses the valuation of US currency, the economic constant of greed, and the gold standard among other topics.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Trade
Ben Powell on Globalism and Development
2012 Summer Seminar for High School Students
Recorded: Tuesday, June 19, 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.
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Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Trade
Benjamin Powell on Federal Youth Summer Jobs Funding & Consumer Banking Problems
Recorded: Thursday, January 5, 2012
Senior Fellow Benjamin Powell on Freedom Watch discusses Federal youth summer jobs funding and consumer banking problems.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Banking and Finance, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Urban Issues
Ben Powell on Government Consumer Safety Videos & Media Piracy Enforcement
Recorded: Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Benjamin Powell engages with Tracy Byrnes on Fox Business Networks
Freedom Watch on Government consumer safety videos and
the enforcement of media piracy laws.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Business, Culture/ Society, Entertainment, Government Waste/Pork, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation
Benjamin Powell on Rushing Appointment of Elizabeth Warren
Recorded: Thursday, June 9, 2011
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Politics, Public Health/ Consumer Protection
Benjamin Powell on U.S. Pork Barrel Farm Policies
Recorded: Friday, August 20, 2010
Benjamin Powell on CNBC discusses the pitfalls of U.S. protection of the farming industry with pork barrel farm policies, and how they hurt both Americans and producers in underdeveloped countries.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Agriculture, Government Waste/Pork, Trade
The Secret to Making Poor Nations Rich
Recorded: Thursday, February 21, 2008
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For decades, efforts to end world poverty have focused on redistributing wealth, rather than creating it. This approach, however, has done little to foster long-term economic progress in Africa.
Experts: George B. N. Ayittey, Benjamin W. Powell, Alvaro Vargas Llosa Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Economic History and Development (International), History (International), Latin America, Nationalism, Trade