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What Should the Fed Be Doing?: Myths, Current Strategies and Alternatives
Recorded: Monday, November 12, 2012
Research Fellow David Beckworth, editor of
, and Research Fellow Scott Sumner, contributor to Boom and Bust Banking , discuss the role of the Fed.
Boom and Bust Banking
Experts: David Beckworth, Scott B. Sumner Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Banking and Finance, Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Free Market Economics
Lessons from the Poor: The Power of Entrepreneurship
Recorded: Thursday, November 13, 2008
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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
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), Economic Policy, Free Market Economics, History (International), Latin America, Nationalism, Property Rights, Regulation and Deregulation, Taxes, Trade
Liberty for Latin America: How to Undo 500 Years of State Oppression
Recorded: Tuesday, May 3, 2005
Alvaro Vargas Llosa, author of "Liberty for Latin America:
How to Undo Five Hundred Years of State Oppression."
Experts: Alvaro Vargas Llosa Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Government Power, History (International), Latin America, Nationalism, Political Ideology and Philosophy