The Dangers of Mandatory Paid Leave (Video)

– February 19, 2020

At a recent hearing on Paid Family Leave before the House Oversight and Reform Committee, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., thought herself brave and appropriate to harangue the only free-market witness – one out of seven – there. Paid-leave advoc …

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Insights into Bastiat’s Libertarianism (Video)

– February 5, 2020

Bastiat sometimes voted with the right and sometimes with the left. He was loved and loathed by both sides.

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How Does One Campaign Against a Strong Economy (Video)

– February 4, 2020

Here I and New York Post editorial board member Kelly Jane Torrance joined a panel hosted by Neal Cavuto to discuss the economic gains made by America’s poorest and how the Democrats will run against the successful economy under President Trump. https: …

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Who Was Claude-Frédéric Bastiat? Video with David Hart (Part 2)

– January 29, 2020

Bastiat’s writings showed the very great depth of his economic thinking and made advances which heralded the Austrian school of economics which emerged later in the century. Bastiat to the end was an indefatigable foe of political privilege, unaccounta …

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Who Was Bastiat? Interview with David Hart (Video)

– January 23, 2020

David Hart is an historian and a libertarian with interests in the history of the classical liberal tradition (especially the French), war and culture, libertarian class theory, and film. Frédéric Bastiat was a pivotal figure in French classical libera …

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The Essence of Bastiat: David Hart’s Farewell Tour of the U.S. (Video)

– January 16, 2020

  As the home of the Bastiat Society, the work of Frederic Bastiat is especially meaningful to AIER. As such, we were overjoyed to welcome David M. Hart, one of the world’s foremost scholars on Bastiat, to speak on the life and times of our favori …

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Edward Stringham on Trends and Ideas of Our Time (Video)

– January 15, 2020

AIER’s President Edward Stringham, Laura Fink (Democratic strategist), and Eric Beach (Co-chair of Great America Alliance) join a panel hosted by Connell Mcshane and Neal Cavuto to talk about all the important political and economic events of the day. …

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Stringham on Everything: Dow Stocks, Iran & the Middle East, Beer Tax, and Royal Resignation

– January 10, 2020

I’m becoming a regular on this show. I hope you enjoy my commentary on various subjects.

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Mary Jane Arneaud Explores Economics, Ethnic Identity and Social Wellbeing

– January 4, 2020

AIER Visiting Research Fellow Mary Jane Arneaud’s work began in Trinidad and Fiji, where she discovered in her psychological research that a strong ethnic identity correlated with lower social wellbeing. Arneaud developed a research proposal: an experi …

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Richard Nixon & the Myth of Independent Fed Policy (Video)

– December 6, 2019

Amity R. Shlaes presents “On the Legacy of American economist and former Chair of the US Federal Reserve, Arthur Burns, during the Keynesian Revolution” at the American Institute for Economic Research Annual Meeting of Voting Members 2019. Current Chai …

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What If You Tell the Bartender About Crypto and He Doesn’t Say a Word Back to You?

– November 25, 2019

At the BrainBar festival in Budapest, Hungary, this year, it was my pleasure to stay around an extra day for the filming of a video series on crypto. Basically, they just let me talk and talk to this bartender who never said a word back to me! As a res …

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Edward Stringham on Trends and Ideas of Our Time (Video)

– November 21, 2019

AIER President Edward Stringham again joins Fox News’ Cavuto: Coast to Coast panel to discuss doubt about the future of Donald Trump’s trade tariffs among many other topics. Stringham asserts that tariffs are taxes on American businesses, disrupt suppl …

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