2008 Free Market Forum

2008 Free Market Forum

Due to the growth of the program, the third annual Free Market Forum was held in Dearborn, Michigan, on September 25-27, 2008. Almost four hundred faculty members, state policy leaders, and other guests from across the United States and Canada took part in the weekend.

Presentations

Presentation

“Economics and the 2008 Election”
Karl Rove

Panel 1: Markets and Politics

“The Politics of Healthcare”
Kimberley Strassel

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“Taxes & Deficits: A 2008 Perspective”
Alan Reynolds

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“Energy Dependency and the Role of Government”
Fran Smith

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Panel 2: Freedom and the Environment

“The Problem with Environmental Education Today”
Michael Sanera

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“The Use and Abuse of Global Warming”
Steven Hayward

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“Polar Bears and Global Warming”
Ben Lieberman

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Panel 3: 21st Century Challenges to Property Rights

“Property Rights in American History”
James Ely, Jr.

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“In Kelo‘s Wake”
Edward J. Erler

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“The State of Water Rights and Western U.S. Water Markets”
Gary Libecap

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“The Theoretical Roots of American Bureaucracy”
Jonah Goldberg

Panel 4: “Is Free Trade Fair Trade?”

“The Development of Free Trade in Europe”
Gene King

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“Free Trade as an Instrument of Justice”
John E. Charalambakis

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“The Role of Markets and Governments in Pursuing the Common Good: Is Free Trade Fair Trade?”
J. Stephen Phillips

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“Teaching by Lecture: Saving the Sage on the Stage”
Ken Elzinga

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Presentation

“Property Rights and a Free Society”
Hernando De Soto

 

 

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