Cowen on Culture, Autism, and Creating Your Own Economy
Tyler Cowen of George Mason University and author of Create Your Own Economy talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the ideas in his recent book. The conversation ranges across a wide array of topics related to information, the arts, and the culture of the internet. Topics include how autistics perceive information and what non-autistics can learn from them, what Buddhism might teach us about our digital lives, the pace of change in the use of technology, Nozick's experience machine and the
Heller on Gridlock and the Tragedy of the Anticommons
Michael Heller of Columbia Law School and author of The Gridlock Economy talks to EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the book and the idea that fragmented ownership is a barrier to innovation. Heller makes an analogy between the tragedy of the commons and what he calls the tragedy of the anticommons--the problem of bundling together numerous individual claims to a resource. Examples discussed include drug innovation when the innovator wants to use technologies of multiple patent holders, new music
Boettke on Elinor Ostrom, Vincent Ostrom, and the Bloomington School
Peter Boettke of George Mason University and author of Challenging Institutional Analysis and Development: The Bloomington School (co-authored with Paul Dragos Aligica), talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the Bloomington School--the political economy of Elinor Ostrom (2009 Nobel Laureate in Economics), Vincent Ostrom, and their students and colleagues at Indiana University. The discussion begins with the empirical approach of Elinor Ostrom and others who have studied the myriad of ways
Rustici on Smoot-Hawley and the Great Depression
Thomas Rustici of George Mason University and author of Lessons from the Great Depression talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the impact of the Smoot-Hawley Act on the economy. The standard view is that the decrease in trade that followed Smoot-Hawley was not big enough to be a significant contributor to the Great Depression. Rustici argues that this Keynesian approach that looks at aggregate spending misses a crucial mechanism for understanding the impact of Smoot-Hawley. Rustici focuse
Making Successful Mistakes
David Lank is Director Emeritus of the Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies, Desautels Faculty of Management, specializing in bringing real life experience into the classroom through his business, legal, political and non-profit connections.
w6.2 Economy and Work
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Lecture 36 - Money and the Economy
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"It will be better if the army takes over" - Karachi resident
Pakistanis express concerns about security, calling on the army to guarantee safety following a Taliban raid on the country's busiest airport this week. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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GoingNative 23: Introducing Shared Mutex in C++14 | C9::GoingNative
Visual C++ dev Gor Nishanov gives a talk on the different mutex's [mutual exclusion] available in C++ and a new addition in C++14!
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MUSC Health Primary Care and MUSC MyChart
When you choose an MUSC primary care doctor, you become part of a long-lasting partnership between you and your primary care team. You will also have access to MUSC MyChart, our new website and app that help you manage your health records, appointments, prescriptions and more. It also provides secure email access to your primary care team and the area's best network of specialists that only an academic medical center can provide. We're not just practicing medicine, we're perfecting it. And,
Municipal, State, and National Reforms in the Progressive Era
This video is accompanied by text. "During the first decade of the twentieth century, urban populations grew quickly and corruption spread throughout all levels of political institutions. Political machines and dishonest public officials controlled some of the largest cities in the nation. San Francisco lawyer Abe Ruef, who operated one of the most powerful political machines of the era, forced companies to pay substantial bribes to conduct business in the city. For example, a streetcar company
Cold War: Star Wars - part 3/5
1980 - 1988 Reagan boosts U.S. defense spending and proposes the Strategic Defense Initiative, an anti-missile system in space. New premier Gorbachev knows the Soviets can't match the U.S., and wants to liberalize and reconstruct the economy. After summits in Geneva, Reykjavik and Washington, the leaders agree to drastic arms cuts.
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