Everyday Economics - Boudreaux on Trade and Prosperity

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  2. inflation and interest rates

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

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. no, not about trade

    1. Difference between monetarism and new monetarism and difference between keynesian and new keynesian

    2. Need more discussion of public choice economics. Maybe Bryan would handle.

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  17. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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