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Can the Government Run the Economy?

September 17, 2019 at 8:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Is our economy a machine, like an automobile, a train or a power plant? One constantly hears phrases such as the economy “is overheating” or “needs to cool off” or “could use some stimulus.” These aren’t harmless metaphors. They epitomize how economists have taught us to see an economy–as something that can be manipulated, guided

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“Can the Government Run the Economy?”

ECU THCAS “Your Major Matters” – Political Science

September 16, 2019 at 8:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

An education in political science prepares you to deal with challenges encountered in both the public and private sectors. With an emphasis on global connections across cultural groups and ideologies. Importantly, as a political science major you’ll hone the communication and analytical skills necessary for success in today’s complex, multidimensional world. If the drive is

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“ECU THCAS “Your Major Matters” – Political Science”

Why Government Fails

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ANTONY DAVIES: Public choice economics is a field in economics in which we take what we understand about how humans behave, which is normally applied to humans in the private sector, and we apply this knowledge to humans in the public sector. What emerges is an interesting dichotomy between how we imagine government works and

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“Why Government Fails”

The Lyceum Scholars Program at Clemson University, SC

September 15, 2019 at 2:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

[Music] The Lyceum Scholars Program is America’s premier academic program that uses a Great Books approach to exploring the moral, political, and economic foundations of a free society. The Lyceum Scholars Program is open to any major and every year we offer $10,000 scholarships to incoming freshmen at Clemson University. In the Lyceum program, we

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“The Lyceum Scholars Program at Clemson University, SC”

MMT: The National Debt Is Actually A Government Savings Account

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Alright. Well then why does [the government] sell bonds? What are bond sales all about? It’s not selling bonds to cover a shortfall because it needs to borrow money from us. A lot of people have argued, and Bill talked about this a little bit earlier with the Rogoff and Reinhart piece, that there’s a

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“MMT: The National Debt Is Actually A Government Savings Account”

Why governments should prioritize well-being | Nicola Sturgeon

September 14, 2019 at 4:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Just over a mile away from here, in Edinburgh’s Old Town, is Panmure House. Panmure House was the home of the world-renowned Scottish economist Adam Smith. In his important work “The Wealth of Nations,” Adam Smith argued, amongst many other things, that the measurement of a country’s wealth was not just its gold and silver

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“Why governments should prioritize well-being | Nicola Sturgeon”

MBA Essentials | LSE course trailer

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What does it take to thrive as a business leader in the contemporary and often disruptive business environment? Leadership skills and strategic thinking abilities are the two MBA competencies that employers and executive committees alike value above all else. Add to that managerial, economic and accounting skills, and this MBA Essentials online certificate course is

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“MBA Essentials | LSE course trailer”

The Case Against Education: Government Spending $1 Trillion a Year on Schooling Is a Waste of Money

September 12, 2019 at 2:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

It’s absolutely true that school makes people show up, sit down, shut up and that these are useful skills for people to have in adulthood. So the real question is if all we’re trying to do is prepare people for a job, why not prepare them with a job? I’m Nick Gillespie for Reason and

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“The Case Against Education: Government Spending $1 Trillion a Year on Schooling Is a Waste of Money”

Milton Friedman Speaks: The Role of Government in a Free Society (B1228) – Full Video

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♪ Music ♪ Reality captured in user friendly symbols and processed for understanding. ♪ Music ♪ The Idea Channel ♪ Music ♪ The subject of the talk tonight is “The Role of Government in a Free Society,” and I think in discussing that subject the first thing you have to do is to emphasize the

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“Milton Friedman Speaks: The Role of Government in a Free Society (B1228) – Full Video”