All posts tagged "economics"

  • Free Internet For All?

    This past week at  the Public Square, the not so far fetch concept of universally free internet was discussed among our debaters. With ever growing technology at the tip of societies fingers and a portable computer the...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Is Social Security in Crisis?

    Is Social Security in financial straits? Two experts debate. Robert P. Murphy, Ph.D. Pacific Research Institute Robert P. Murphy has a Ph.D. in economics from New York University and is Senior Fellow in Business and Economic Studies...

    • Posted August 25, 2010
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  • Was the New Deal a Raw Deal?

    Did the New Deal do more harm than good? Two economists debate. Robert P. Murphy, Ph.D. author, The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Great Depression and the New Deal Robert P. Murphy has a Ph.D. in economics...

    • Posted August 10, 2009
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  • The Employee Free Choice Act

    Two experts debate the Employee Free Choice Act. Richard A. Epstein University of Chicago Richard A. Epstein is the James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago, Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior...

    • Posted April 27, 2009
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  • The Auto Bailout: Better Than Bankruptcy?

    Does bankruptcy beat bailouts for the automakers? Joe Murray The Philadelphia Bulletin Joe Murray is a columnist for the Philadelphia Bulletin.   Andrew Horowitz Horowitz and Company Andrew Horowitz is founder and president of Horowitz and Company....

    • Posted March 9, 2009
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  • The Minimum Wage: Does It Work?

    Does the minimum wage help workers? Two economists debate. Michael Ettlinger Economic Policy Institute Michael Ettlinger is director of the Economic Analysis and Research Network at the Economic Policy Institute. Formerly he was deputy director at Public...

    • Posted January 10, 2007
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