Hoover Institution Launches Friedman Fundamentals, A Video Series Highlighting The Nobel Laureate's Policy Insights
via Hoover Daily ReportThe Hoover Institution today launched Friedman Fundamentals, the latest video series in its Educating Americans in Public Policy (PolicyEd) program. The new videos pair the voice of economist Milton Friedman with custom and contemporary animation to compellingly illustrate his timeless explanations of economic concepts and policy ideas.
What We Learned About 70% Tax Rates 50 Years Ago
via PolicyEdMilton Friedman explains what happened when federal tax rates actually reached seventy percent over fifty years ago. As tax rates go up, taxpayers have more of a reason to avoid paying those taxes. Loopholes go hand-in-hand with higher tax rates, which is why lower rates on a broader base of income leads to a more equitable system.
What can we learn from the great economists? A long-read Q&A with Linda Yueh
James Pethokoukis | AEIdeas
Economics professor and BBC presenter Linda Yueh describes how the world’s greatest economists took on the "big questions of the day — even if the answers weren't tidy."
Reflections on Ayn Rand 114 Years After Her Birth
via Hoover Daily ReportAyn Rand was one of the first to offer an alternative vision of the knowledge economy where intellect truly drives a creative and free marketplace, Hoover scholar Jennifer Burns says.