Our Explore Public Policy Issues seminar and webinar series features engaging presentations about pressing policy issues and innovations. Our series is especially tailored with Canadian content and is available for all post-secondary students across Canada. Students: search below to register for upcoming events or to review featured on-demand webinars. Faculty members are also welcome to incorporate seminars and webinars into their classroom experience. Please reach out to us at [email protected] if you need any assistance.
The Tyranny of Experts
William Easterly traces the history of the fight against global poverty, showing how these tactics have trampled the individual freedom of the world’s poor.
The Effects of Economic Freedom on Income Mobility
Vincent Geloso explains how the role of economic freedom is more important than inequality in securing upward mobility for the poorest in society.
Automation and the Future of Work and Welfare
Victor Claar considers the economic past and the future of work in light of automation, our humanity and our dignity as persons.
Five Myths of Free Markets
David R Henderson lays out the five major myths about the free market, and how these myths have led to greater government intervention.
The Essential Coase
Lynne Kiesling dives into Ronald Coase’s theories and influence. We will discuss everything from environmental policy, to how we can better enable our digital economy.
Community Revival in the Wake of a Disaster
Stefanie Haeffele argues that entrepreneurs are the most critical part of post-disaster relief efforts, and explains how we can revive our communities by supporting them.
Consumption Inequality vs. Economic Inequality
Donald J. Boudreaux talks income inequality, consumption inequality, and quality of life. How optimistic should we really be?
5 Key Economic Concepts that Every Public Policy Enthusiast Needs to Know
Do you love public policy? Do you know how to analyze it? Kim Holder takes us through the 5 key economic concepts that will help you do just that!
Global Storm: The Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Responses around the World
Livio Di Matteo explores the effectiveness of international COVID-19 containment efforts and the wide-ranging policies adopted to limit economic impact.
Two of the 7 Deadly Economic Sins
James Otteson warns of the economics sins that have deleterious effects on everything from our personal lives to our public policy.
Why Climate Policy Keeps Failing
Ross McKitrick explains carbon tax’s unintended consequences, namely permanently increased government deficits and decreased productivity.
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