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  1. Japan's lost decade

    Japan, currently the third largest economy in the world, has experienced meager economic growth over the past 15 or so years, despite (or because?) using many tools advocated by certain economic schools ranging from deficit spending, record-low interest rates and so forth.
    Why is economic growth in Japan so low?
    What is the regulatory environment businesses have to operate within in Japan vs. say the US?
    What are the real (as opposed to intended) consequences and incentives of government actions (and inaction)?

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  2. Could you make vid about Indonesia's economy? we are kind of in a transition period from manufacturing to service economy..

    Could you make vid about Indonesia's economy? we are kind of in a transition period from manufacturing to service economy..

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  4. How involved were derivatives/futures in the 2008 crisis?

    -and if they were a large part, what other ideas besides more regulation would help prevent a similar crisis?

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  6. Thank You!

    Just wanted to thank Tyler Cowen, Alex Tabarrok, and Don Boudreaux for the fabulous videos and courses! They are fascinating and so nourishing for the mind. You have made your videos interesting, easy and extremely informative.

    Just needed to get that off my chest.

    Thanks once again.

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  7. Is there really a pay productivity gap?

    Is there really a divergence between pay and productivity of American workers?

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  10. What are the impacts of vegetarians on (a) the behavior of agriculture producers and (b) the behavior of non-vegetarians?

    Vegetarians (and other types of 'ethical eating') are becoming a considerable force in the US. How do they impact the US agricultural industry? Do they decrease animal suffering? How do demands for feed, etc. shift as the number of vegetarians grow? It would be really interesting to have an unbiased look at these questions. It would also be valuable to tie this to signalling for others---non-vegetarians: do vegetarians end up influencing others? If so, how much?

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  16. Will there be a global recession in 2016?

    Will there be a global recession in 2016 due to the low price of oil and the economic situation in China?

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  18. Get laid

    Have sex

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