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Economist "Did you know?"
This 'Did You Know video?' video from The Economist focuses on the changing media landscape, including convergence and technology Subscribe NOW to The Economist: http://econ.st/1Fsu2Vj Get more The Economist Follow us: https://twitter.com/TheEconomist Like us: https://www...
Daniel Hannan -- A Letter of Warning to America
A journalist and author, Daniel Hannan has been a British member of the European Parliament since 1999. He first came to wide notice in the United States when he made a speech on the floor of the European Parliament addressing the then-prime minister of Great Britain,...
Importance of Institutions Brief
The power of institutions illustrated. But what causes institutions? Can we change institutions? Corresponding lesson: http://mruniversity.com/importance-institutions-brief Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/FKcP/
Bus Ethics I
1. What Makes Institutions Just or Unjust? | Political Philosophy with Jason Brennan
Jason Brennan gives a sense of the sort of questions examined in the field of political philosophy. Download the .mp3 of this lecture here: http://bit.ly/1mxypW2 Here is the next lecture in this Guide: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OtNqr... See our other Guides at: http...
Morten Jerven on African Economic Growth
Morten Jerven of Simon Frasier University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about his new book, Africa: Why Economists Get It Wrong. Jerven, who will be joining Noragric at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences this fall, argues that economists have misread the...
Nathaniel Popper on Bitcoin and Digital Gold
Nathaniel Popper of the New York Times and the author of Digital Gold talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about Bitcoin. Can Bitcoin make it? What went wrong with Mt. Gox? Why did Ross Ulbricht, the creator of Silk Road, just get sentenced to life in prison? Why are...
Vernon Smith and James Otteson on Adam Smith
Vernon Smith and James Otteson talk with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about Adam Smith in front of a live audience at Ball State University. Topics discussed include Smith's view of human nature, the relevance of Smith for philosophy and economics today, and the...
Lawrence H. White on Monetary Constitutions
Lawrence H. White of George Mason University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the possibility of a monetary constitution. Based on a new book, Renewing the Search for a Monetary Constitution, White explores different constitutional constraints that might be put...
Eric Hanushek on the Education, Skills, and the Millennium Development Goals
How important are basic skills for economic success and growth? Eric Hanushek of Stanford University's Hoover Institution talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the importance of basic education in math and literacy and their relationship to economic growth....