Everyday Economics - Boudreaux on Trade and Prosperity

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  1. does innovative always come from developed world and people from good institutions and if not then how can we as general people be innovat

    I want to know how we can be more creative and innovative at micro level and what shall we do to get there

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  2. How do we reconcile more specialisation, trade and prosperity with environmental protection?

    Buying local may not be good for specialisation and trade but is it better for the environment?

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  3. Request to make a video describing economic situation on Iran.

    Please make a video on current Iran economic situation. How different deals positively and negatively affected Iran and how the break of the deals affected the economy of Iran. And why currency is falling and fluctuating??

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  5. What happens to the US economy when other countries catch up on specialization and innovation?

    The course assumes trade for unlike goods. Yet electronics is an integrated industry. What happens as more countries develop the innovation capacity in electronics and their economies begin to look more like the US's? What happens to our comparative advantage and trading position?

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  6. Why does the world not switch to one currency?

    We should have one currency. It would be more efficient.

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  8. Are employed people actually employed in the best way?

    Walking down the local streets, we can see many vendors, selling petty things, sitting idle most of the time , dependent on consumer's mood or rare needs. Still they are called employed. But here labor & human capital is not being used in the most efficient way. Sitting idle makes a person's mind sluggish.

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  9. how to begin business

    how to begin small business?

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  10. How to make a country rich

    can you make a video on how to make a country rich, comparing both the western and asian models/paths to prosperity?

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  11. Buy Local, Lost Economic Gains

    I would suggest a couple of follow-up examples that illustrate the economic harm by the good intentions of overly aggressive "buy local."

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  12. How is the value of a domestic maritime fleet related to the economics and infrastructure of a specific trading nation?

    One idea centers around whether subsidy for a merchant fleet generates enough domestic economic activity (wages and employment, taxes, shipyards, suppliers) sufficiently larger than the subsidy.

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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