• 00:00    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:06    |    
    Introduction by Luis Figueroa
  • 00:13    |    
    Where does your passion for economics come from?
  • 01:42    |    
    Which economist do you admire the most?
  • 02:43.5    |    
    Why is communication important?
  • 03:40    |    
    What are your recommendations for being a good communicator?
  • 05:02    |    
    Communication through movies, literature and theater
    • Communication through new media
    • The Bible
    • Beauty in economics
  • 09:09    |    
    Beauty in human action
  • 11:25    |    
    What should be done to fight poverty?
  • 14:11.5    |    
    Final words
  • 14:35    |    
    Final credits

The Journey of Teaching Free Market Economics

New Media  | 05 de mayo de 2012  | Vistas: 13

Peter Boettke, in an interview hosted by Luis Figueroa, explains where his passion for economics comes from, inspired by both his college economics professors and by the great economists such as Henry Hazlitt, Milton Friedman, Ludwig von Mises and Friedrich A. Hayek. 

The importance of being a good communicator and the means of communication currently available is also discussed. Finally, Boettke explains from his point of view how poverty can be reduced through teaching economics and also by entrepreneurship.


Peter Boettke is professor of economics at George Mason University, where…


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