May 18, 2011Set your DVR's or tune in live this Thursday when Independent Institute Research Fellow Dr. Emily Skarbek joins Judge Andrew Napolitanos Freedom Watch on Fox Business Channel to discuss the current political climate surrounding the federal budget crisis and mounting national debt.
Freedom Watch will air on Fox Business, Thursday, May 19th at 8:00 pm ET (5:00 and 8:00 p.m. PT).
Dr. Skarbek, Director of the Independent Institute's Center on Entrepreneurial Innovation, is also Director of the team of economists who recently brought you the new Government Cost Calculator at MyGovCost.org.
The MyGovCost.org interactive tool generates an attention-grabbing graphical overview, personalized to each unique visitor, showing that individual's projected lifetime tax burden for overall federal spending, as well as for each of 20 individual federal programs: Medicare, Social Security, Interest on the Debt, Welfare, Defense, Agricultural Subsidies, and far moreplus, the portfolio those taxes could have generated if allowed to be kept and privately invested.
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