Book Discussion on The Joy of Freedom: An Economist's Odyssey

Professor Henderson, the author of The Joy of Freedom: An Economist’s Odyssey, published by Prentice Hall, talked about the virtues… read more

Professor Henderson, the author of The Joy of Freedom: An Economist’s Odyssey, published by Prentice Hall, talked about the virtues of economic and social libertarian theory. He criticized many of the current government’s post-September 11 policies, including those that cover airport and “homeland” security. He argues that these policies are seriously misguided and that a “free market” approach is necessary. Professor Henderson is a research fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and teaches economics at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. He served as a senior economist on the Council of Economic Advisers under President Ronald Reagan. He responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The Joy of Freedom: An Economist's Odyssey

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Oakland, California, United States
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Dec 31, 2001

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  • Dec 31, 2001 | 5:35am EST | C-SPAN 2
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