News Release
August 9, 2011

Save the New Date!
The Independent Institute’s Benjamin Powell to be on Fox Business Network’s Freedom Watch with Judge Napolitano

August 9, 2011—Set your DVR’s or tune in live for Independent Institute Senior Fellow Benjamin Powell as he joins Judge Andrew Napolitano’s Freedom Watch on Fox Business Network (FBN), on Tuesday, August 16thThis is an updated schedule change for his previously arranged appearance of Tuesday, August 9th.

Freedom Watch will air on FBN live, Tuesday, August 16th at 8:00 and 11:00 p.m. ET, 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. PT.

Dr. Powell is the author of more than 50 scholarly studies and the editor of the books, Housing America: Building Out of a Crisis and Making Poor Nations Rich: Entrepreneurship and the Process of Economic Development. He has contributed to numerous volumes, and his scholarly research has been published in such journals as Public ChoiceJournal of Economic Behavior and OrganizationJournal of Private EnterpriseEastern Economic Journal, Comparative Economic StudiesHuman Rights QuarterlyJournal of Labor ResearchCato Journal, Florida State University Law ReviewReview of Austrian Economics and Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics.

He has appeared on shows such as FBN’s “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” “The Situation with Tucker Carlson” on MSNBC, CNN’s “Lou Dobbs Tonight,” and he has debated economic issues on numerous radios shows. His academic research findings have been reported in the Wall Street Journal, Investors Business Daily and over one hundred regional papers such as the San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, and Miami Herald. Dr. Powell’s popular articles have appeared in numerous publications, including the Investors Business Daily, Washington Post,, Charlotte Observer, Orange County Register, San Diego Union Tribune, Boston Herald, and many city business journals.

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