By David J. Theroux | Thursday May 26, 2011 at 6:05 PM PST | 1 Comment
Here is Independent Institute Senior Fellow Robert Higgs speaking on “Ethanol Subsidies Have Many Bad Consequences,” from the Mises Circle seminar, “Agricultural Subsidies: Down on the D.C. Farm,” held May 14th in Indianapolis. Download audio file (27:51 minutes) Please also see the following books: Plowshares & Pork Barrels: The Political Economy of Agriculture, by...
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Tags: Agriculture, Business, Corporatism, Economics, Energy, Environment, Food, Global Warming, Government subsidies, Land use, Mercantilism, Politics, Price control, Regulation, Trade, Transportation
By David J. Theroux | at 4:29 PM PST | 0 Comments
Independent Institute Research Director Alex Tabarrok is interviewed by Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics Radio in “To Catch a Fugitive,” on the enormous advantages of private bounty hunting over government police enforcement of bail jumping. Download audio file (20:14 minutes) Here also is a transcript of the interview. Please also see the following books from...
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Tags: Business, Civil Society, Criminal Justice, Economics, Insurance, Law, Police, Privatization, Urban Issues