The rich get richer, and the poor get … cell phones, cars, and nice TVs? Prof. Mike Munger says we’re actually more equal than ever. Click to watch the full interview.
It’s silly to think businesses and CEOs are evil and greedy, but ordinary customers are helpless victims.
Dr. Miron has written over 100 op-eds and several books, including Drug War Crimes: The Consequences of Prohibition (2004) and Libertarianism: from A to Z (2010).
Here’s how private property and appropriation can save us from the tragedy of the commons — and even make a whole community richer. Learn more with Dr. Russell
Tech inventors switched from making missile systems for the government to making personal computers thanks to tax cuts. Watch more with Dr. Domitrovic.
To see the sharing economy as merely “cheaper taxis and cheaper hotels” is to miss the point entirely.
Property rights in a market economy can help us overcome negative externalities and create value for each other. Learn more with Dan Russell.
One entrepreneur’s invention cut world poverty and revolutionized manufacturing. Learn more with Steve Davies
Should the federal government provide a universal basic income for the states?
The skills and technologies the US government develops to control foreign populations can boomerang back and be used against Americans. For the full interview click here.
Why are so many of us unwilling to save enough for retirement or cut back on the Coke and cookies even though we really want wealth and health?
All of the brainpower and raw materials that go into evading liquor laws or helping people pass drug tests could have been used for something more valuable (like just making more beer).
Why do special interests gain so much control over government policy? Public choice economics can explain. To get notifications for all our new videos, click the bell above.
Is there evidence the gold standard is good for America? Here’s what Prof. Domitrovic told Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. For more on the gold standard, watch.
Last week, Professor Michael Munger joined us on Reddit for an “Ask Me Anything” conversation as part of the Learn Liberty Reddit AMA Series. Dr. Munger is an esteemed Professor of Political Science, Economics, and Public Policy at Duke University. He has authored/co-authored 7 books and over 200 scholarly articles. A long-time friend of the Learn Liberty project, […]
Prof. Abby Hall explains why government agencies have an “incentive to expand.” Dave Rubin asks if we can roll them back.
Israel Kirzner showed us how entrepreneurs make the world better: they specialize in discovering missed opportunities. To learn more about entrepreneurs, click to watch.
Charging different prices means more people can be part of the deal.
Why are Western countries like the United States and Germany so much richer today than other countries around the world?
Can economics tell us what kind of foreign policy will work in Syria or around the world?
This Tuesday, the Learn Liberty Reddit AMA Series continues with Michael C. Munger, Professor of Political Science at Duke University. UPDATE: The AMA is now live! Prior to his tenure at Duke, where he chaired the Department of Political Science for 10 years before coming to serve as Director of Undergraduate Studies, Professor Munger has also taught at Dartmouth […]
Prices allow huge numbers of people to coordinate their plans and achieve amazing things together. Learn more with Dr. Russell Russell, Daniel. “Coordination Through Prices.” YouTube. Learn Liberty, 6 July 2017.
Why are minor league players only getting paid around 1/2 the hourly federal minimum wage?
Many good people condemn the free market system on the mistaken belief that the wealth of the wealthy benefits only the wealthy.