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Initial credits
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Introduction by Luis Figueroa
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How do foreign interventions, especially political, relate to economics?
Praxeological method for understanding foreign intervention
Example of the United States' intervention in Irak and Afghanistan
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How does the intervenor determine the appropriate people to substitute?
Negative unintended consequences in interventions
04:20    |    
In terms of the war on drugs, what has been learned about intervention?
05:50    |    
Are there any conditions in which foreign intervention has guaranteed success?
Unique cases of intervention in Japan and Germany after World War II
Example of earthquake comparative reconstruction between Japan and Haiti
08:21    |    
If students approach you and ask where they could learn more about foreign intervention, what literature would you recommend?
Quotes After War: The Political Economy of Exporting Democracy, Christopher Coyne
Works of Peter Thomas Bauer on foreign intervention
Quotes The Elusive Quest for Growth: Economists' Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics
Quotes The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good, William Easterly
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Final words
09:15    |    
Final credits




How is Foreign Intervention Related to Economics?

13 de junio de 2011   | Vistas: 5 |   Free Market Freedom Government International

Luis Figueroa has a conversation with Christopher Coyne regarding foreign intervention and its implications in economic development. Coyne comments on how these interventions tend to affect a country's social, economic, and political system. He describes several of the unintended consequences that come as a result of such actions. Finally, Coyne gives advice to students regarding useful resources at their disposal, in order to have a full understanding of this situation, which is taking place around the world.

Christopher Coyne is the F.A. Harper Professor of Economics at the Mercatus Center and professor of economics at George Mason…


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