Introduction to Law and Growth Economics

Robert Cooter points out the legal foundations for a appropriate business environment, in which organizations can make correct evaluations in market and defined property rights. Also, he expounds the relationship between law and economic growth, economic reasoning and policy values. Cooter shows an example of this relation with the cases of China and India’s economy […]

The Widening Gap between Rich and the Poor

Parth Shah speaks on the solving the growing disparity between the rich and the poor that is a problem in so many countries today. According to Shah, the difference in economic wealth is related to the difference in economic freedom of individuals. To illustrate this principle, he retells the story of reform that originated from […]

Reasons for a Baccalaureate in a Modern State

Scott Lee talks about the value of higher education in the present day, which will more likely allow professional achievements and goals for people. Lee sets out how acquiring information and knowledge influence the habits of citizens and university’s students to pursue a superior education and be part of the successful business world. He illustrates […]

Innovation Session

Enormous business opportunities are just a click away from your portfolio. Hitendra Patel explains the way to start a venture by using the entire physical and virtual infrastructure available everywhere. He talks about the benefits of the flourishing connectivity, which has embodied a great deal of favorable circumstances with all the technological advances presently; and […]

Entrepreneurship and Ethics

John Chisholm, based on his personal experience, lectures on entrepreneurship and explains the benefits this practice brings to individuals and to society. Chisholm discusses the process of creating a new venture viewed from a free market perspective and set out in real life. He details basic principles by which people must guide themselves in this important […]

The Role of Government and Insecurity

About this video In this conference Fernando Monterroso unveils some of Guatemala’s main problems and proposes interesting solutions to solve them, all of this in the midst of one of the country’s worst security and social crises on its history.  He describes how the government, through its diverse institutions has been unable to provide basic services such as security, which plays an elemental role […]

Interview with Peter Thiel by Jorge Jacobs and María Dolores Arias

About this video The spirit of entrepreneurship is one of the most important qualities a person can have in a globalized world. In this interview Peter Thiel describes how entrepreneurship helped him to become a successful investor. He describes the challenges he faced when he started his company and how he managed to overcome them. […]

Interview with Rimvydas Baltaduonis by Luis Figueroa

About this video Rimvydas Baltaduonis shares a brief and interesting conversation with Luis Figueroa regarding the relevance of experimental economics today.  He discusses how experimental economics can be applied to study human behavior and decision making and to test market mechanisms. He also explains how experimental economics may be used to answer some of the questions […]

Interview with William Lewis by Luis Figueroa

About this video Dr. William Lewis is founding director of the McKinsey Global Institute and author of the book The Power of Productivity.  In this interview, hosted by Luis Figueroa, Dr. Lewis explains that poverty continues to be a major problem in the 21st century but that there are examples of societies that have found ways to overcome […]

Introduction to Law and Growth Economics

Robert Cooter points out the legal foundations for a appropriate business environment, in which organizations can make correct evaluations in market and defined property rights. Also, he expounds the relationship between law and economic growth, economic reasoning and policy values. Cooter shows an example of this relation with the cases of China and India’s economy […]

The Widening Gap between Rich and the Poor

Parth Shah speaks on the solving the growing disparity between the rich and the poor that is a problem in so many countries today. According to Shah, the difference in economic wealth is related to the difference in economic freedom of individuals. To illustrate this principle, he retells the story of reform that originated from […]

Reasons for a Baccalaureate in a Modern State

Scott Lee talks about the value of higher education in the present day, which will more likely allow professional achievements and goals for people. Lee sets out how acquiring information and knowledge influence the habits of citizens and university’s students to pursue a superior education and be part of the successful business world. He illustrates […]

Innovation Session

Enormous business opportunities are just a click away from your portfolio. Hitendra Patel explains the way to start a venture by using the entire physical and virtual infrastructure available everywhere. He talks about the benefits of the flourishing connectivity, which has embodied a great deal of favorable circumstances with all the technological advances presently; and […]

Entrepreneurship and Ethics

John Chisholm, based on his personal experience, lectures on entrepreneurship and explains the benefits this practice brings to individuals and to society. Chisholm discusses the process of creating a new venture viewed from a free market perspective and set out in real life. He details basic principles by which people must guide themselves in this important […]

The Role of Government and Insecurity

About this video In this conference Fernando Monterroso unveils some of Guatemala’s main problems and proposes interesting solutions to solve them, all of this in the midst of one of the country’s worst security and social crises on its history.  He describes how the government, through its diverse institutions has been unable to provide basic services such as security, which plays an elemental role […]

Interview with Peter Thiel by Jorge Jacobs and María Dolores Arias

About this video The spirit of entrepreneurship is one of the most important qualities a person can have in a globalized world. In this interview Peter Thiel describes how entrepreneurship helped him to become a successful investor. He describes the challenges he faced when he started his company and how he managed to overcome them. […]

Interview with Rimvydas Baltaduonis by Luis Figueroa

About this video Rimvydas Baltaduonis shares a brief and interesting conversation with Luis Figueroa regarding the relevance of experimental economics today.  He discusses how experimental economics can be applied to study human behavior and decision making and to test market mechanisms. He also explains how experimental economics may be used to answer some of the questions […]

Interview with William Lewis by Luis Figueroa

About this video Dr. William Lewis is founding director of the McKinsey Global Institute and author of the book The Power of Productivity.  In this interview, hosted by Luis Figueroa, Dr. Lewis explains that poverty continues to be a major problem in the 21st century but that there are examples of societies that have found ways to overcome […]