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. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download audio file (27:51 minutes) Please also see the following books: Plowshares & Pork...
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Tags: Agricultural Subsidies, Agriculture, Alvaro Vargas Llosa, Business, corn, Corporatism, E. C. Pasour, Economics, Energy, Environment, farm subsidies, Food, Global Warming, Government subsidies, green policies, Land use, Mercantilism, Mises Circle, Plowshares & Pork Barrels, political pork, Politics, Price Control, Randal Rucker, Regulation, Robert Higgs, Sustainable Development, 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. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download audio file (20:14 minutes) Here also is a transcript of the interview....
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Tags: Alex Tabarrok, bail bondsman, Business, Changing the Guard, Civil Society, Criminal Justice, Economics, Entrepreneurial Economics, Freakonomics, fugitive from justice, Insurance, Judge and Jury, Law, Police, private policing, Privatization, Stephen Dubner, The Voluntary City, To Catch a Fugitive, Tort Law, Urban Issues