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  • Art Carden: Illegal Immigrants Don’t Lower Our Wages Or Take Our Jobs (Blog Post)

    Below is an excerpt of a post that appeared at Forbes.com on August 28th, 2015. According to an April 2015 symposium on the effects of illegal immigrants in the Southern Economic Journal, illegal immigrants actually raise wages for documented/native workers. Meanwhile, rules preventing illegal immigrants from getting driver’s licenses raise our car insurance premiums and […]

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  • Art Carden (Speaker)

    Art Carden is an Associate Professor of Economics at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama.  In addition, he is a Senior Research Fellow with the Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics, a Research Fellow with the Independent Institute, a Senior Fellow with the Beacon Center of Tennessee, and a member of the Adjunct Faculty of the […]

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  • “Trade Is Made of Win,” Part 3: Conservation (Video)

    Prof. Art Carden explains how trade not only creates wealth, but conserves both wealth and resources. When people have access to trade, they can produce the things they make efficiently, and then trade for the things they can’t produce as efficiently. This means they are able to meet their needs while consuming fewer resources. Part […]

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  • “Trade Is Made of Win,” Part 2: Cooperation (Video)

    Prof. Art Carden examines how trade creates wealth, by allowing people working together to produce more than they could individually. Using a simple two-person example, he shows another example of how cooperation during production benefits everyone.

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  • Learn More this Summer with Summer Seminars (Blog Post)

    If you’re a fan of Learn Liberty, you’re already used to asking tough questions about the world we live in and pondering the foundations of free markets and free societies. But did you know you could learn even more over the summer, straight from some of the same professors from Learn Liberty videos? Independent Institute’s […]

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  • Super Tuesday: 4 Traps American Voters Need to Avoid at All Costs (Blog Post)

    It’s election season and you’re ready to vote. You’ve carefully researched the candidates and their platforms, so you’re pretty certain your vote will be an informed one. But before you cast your vote at the polls, take some time to reflect on these four cognitive biases, or traps, and how they impact your voting decisions. […]

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  • Featured On Demand Program of the Week: Personal Finance (Blog Post)

    Have you ever wondered how to save for retirement and avoid debt? Well, this is the place for you. If you’re drowning in debt (and who isn’t, right?), unfortunately doing bank heists and selling crystal meth are out as solutions. So how do you get out? Join economist Art Carden of Samford University as he […]

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