Hayek Program Senior Fellow Jayme Lemke sat down with Senior Fellow Donald Boudreaux to discuss the Virginia School of Political Economy in a wide-ranging interview. They discuss the core insights of public choice economics and the continuing relevance of these insights for today.
In this episode of The Heartland Institute's weekly Budget & Tax News podcast, Jesse Hathaway talks with Adam Millsap about a new study ranking each US state's financial health, based on factors such as short- and long-term debt, fiscal obligations, unfunded pensions and entitlement spending.
On this episode of The Heartland Institute's weekly Budget & Tax News podcast, Jesse Hathaway talks with Adam Michel about a new study on which he collaborated, about how the US tax code is holding back the nation's prosperity-building power, and how common-sense tax reforms could unleash the nation's economic beast and make America great again.
Mercatus Center Academic & Student Programs recently hosted the 2016 Advanced Austrian Seminar at which Dr. Israel M. Kirzner, Professor Emeritus of Economics at New York University, delivered the keynote lecture, “The History and Importance of the Austrian Theory of the Market Process.”…
Bitcoin, a once-geeky novelty, has grown into a legitimate currency that disrupts financial markets--especially in the developing world. Caleb Watney joins Tech Policy Podcast host Evan Swarztrauber to discuss Bitcoin's presence in developing nations--from backing new businesses to providing financial stability.
Information, investment and innovation are the engines of economic growth in the 21st century. Yet regulatory accumulation and outdated regulatory processes are preventing both the private and public sectors from effectively using the three “I’s” to solve problems and grow the economy.
Mercatus PhD Fellow Vipin Veetil, along with Akshaya Vijayalakshmi and Srikanth Viswanathan, address Amartya Sen's criticism of cash-transfer programs such as education vouchers in the Wall Street Journal.
Elinor Ostrom was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in economics. She has been at the forefront of New Institutional Economics and Public Choice revolutions, discovering surprising ways in which communities around the world have succeed in solving difficult collective problems.