Everyday Economics - Boudreaux on Trade and Prosperity

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      • How poor countries can add value to export their products

        How can poor countries add value to export their products and why is it important?

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        • How is debt between countries enforced?

          I can't understand how debt between countries is enforced. For example we say that Canada is in X amount of deficit with another country but how can it ever be enforced without war?

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          • Why is the neoliberal (Friedman/Hayek, Chicago School) economic model such an abyssmal failure other than for the already very rich?

            The much-vaunted "trickle-down" economics of the Reagan-Thatcher era based on Friedman and Hayek's economic model seem to have spectacularly failed.
            According to respected sources such as Noam Chomsky and Naomi Klein, neoliberalism has ushered in a dramatic growth in inequality around the world.
            Why?
            What went wrong?

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            • hi my name is Ahmet

              ı am sorry maybe i shuldn't ask this question but, i allways whatch your videoes with pleasure and i see that you have been told about some poor or rich countries's economics on the world. the question is that; the things that you do i mean this videou as a lecture but it is just available for people who live in the developement or growthing countries. so what about a people who live in poor countries? how they can reach these facilities even they are unaware from your videos. thanks.

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              • Under the free market economy, trade is important. so why doesnt all countries have free market economy?

                Under the free market economy, trade is important. so why doesnt all countries have free market economy?

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                  • How is the state of Indian economy?

                    Will and economy become strong if their banks keep accepting deposits from foreign countries and depositing at a higher rate in debentures of local companies?

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                    • What is the ideal free trade agreement?

                      What should trade deals encompass? Should we just unilaterally declare free trade? Should trade deals encompass environmental standards? Should they encompass safety standards? IP, etc. What would the ideal free trade agreement be?

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                          • Away from politics, what is the difference between free trading within borders and free trading across borders?

                            Away from politics, what is the difference between free trading within borders and free trading across borders?

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                            • Does giving preference to minorities and women for SBA loans actually help minorities and women achieve equal economic status as men

                              Does giving preference to minorities and women for SBA loans actually help minorities and women achieve equal economic status as men? Based on my own experience of trying to get a SBA loan and being asked if my wife could be the primary on the loan because of state policy in West Virginia and the WVSBA's policy of helping minorities and women but now white men.

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                              • How do property rights effect prosperity?

                                I would like an extension of the initial focus on property rights and institutions - focused on the effects of efficient land titling measures. Possibly referencing Hernando deSoto's work. BLUF - I could use some help convincing others that enabling and facilitating private ownership and hence capital production far outweighs the effect of a central controlled government where property rights are subordinated to the state.

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                                • Is it better for the economy if workers save their pay or spend it?

                                  One of the supposed benefits of increasing the minimum wage is that poorer workers spend more (most) of their pay, thus it helps the economy. The claim is that if the richer employer would otherwise keeps and save that money, thus the money is "removed" from the economy. Sometimes people say the money is horded. I think Bastiat's Broken Window Fallacy applies here, but I am interested in an experts view of this.

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                                  • inflation and interest rates

                                    How does the interest rates affect the inflation in a global economy?

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                                    • Child Labor in 3rd world nations

                                      How do we limit a country's ability to bring their goods to market when they are manufactured by child labor in unsafe working conditions?

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                                      • Slave Labor in 3rd world nations

                                        Since many third world and developing countries rely heavily on what is essentially slave labor, how can we hold best limit the ability of this type of unfair labor practice without hurting the economies of those countries which allow this to occur by rebranding slavery as something else when it is still slavery?

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                                        • Unfair trade practices and currency manipulation

                                          How do we limit a country such as China from setting up artificial financial supports for their industries and manipulating their currency to keep the cost of their good below that of what other countries can compete against?

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