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Interview with Leonard Liggio by Luis Figueroa

06 de abril de 2009    |  

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Leonard Liggio, an expert in legal history, examines what we can learn from the European crisis of the 16th century. This crisis was precipitated by the discovery of America and led to serious economic troubles for Spain. Liggio explains that one of the important lessons to be learned is that wealth can have both advantages and disadvantages depending on how it is managed. According to Liggio, 16th-century scholars at the University of Salamanca who challenged the crown's policies were the founders of modern economic analysis. He also emphasizes the importance of using moral and ethical principles to guide economic decisions.



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Interview with Leonard Liggio by Luis Figueroa
Leonard Liggio

Thirty-Fourth Annual Conference, APEE
Universidad Francisco Marroquín 
Guatemala City, April 6, 2009 

New Media - UFM production. Guatemala, April 2009
Camera: Jorge Samayoa, Manuel Alvarez; digital editing: Rebeca Zuñiga; index and synopsis: Alexandra Archila; content revisers: Sebastian del Buey, Jennifer Keller; publication: Mario Pivaral / Carlos Petz


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Nuestra misión es la enseñanza y difusión de los principios éticos, jurídicos y económicos de una sociedad de personas libres y responsables.

Universidad Francisco Marroquín