Free Marketer, Andrus Ansip, Prime Minister of Estonia

For the enlightenment, advancement, and inspiration of its members


Proudly presents

With the kind permission of the Hoover Institution
Two filmed talks exploring freedom and prosperity:

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1. Estonian Prime Minister, Andrus Ansip:
How a Former Soviet Satellite Became One of the Worlds Most Free Economies

The principles, policies, and challenges behind achieving the remarkable growth and development of Estonia since the end of Soviet occupation and accession into the European Union. Flat tax, free and open markets, foreign investment, social issues, etc.

2. Nobel Prize winner, Michael Spence:
The Future of Economic Growth

Around 1750 the world economy began its amazing transformation with the advent of the Industrial Revolution. What happened then and why did it happen? The short answer, according to Michael Spence is “innovation.” But where does innovation come from? Spence traces the emergence of the global economy, marking the critical interaction of economics and governance in successful economies in the developing world. He focuses on China and India as emerging economic powers and what their rise will mean for the United States.

Economist, Michael Spence

Date: Monday March 26 2012

Venue: Home of Prodos & Barboo, 153 Lennox Street, Richmond. Phone: 9428 1234.

6.30 PM: Doors Open.

Meals (all at cost price) served between 6.30 PM and 7.15 PM

  • Lemon Pepper Atlantic Salmon: $12
  • Crumbed Lamb Cutlets: $12

7.30 PM (sharp): Commencement of Film + Chaired discussion.

Who: Only registered PRODOS Film Study Group members and guests of members allowed. You can apply to join on the night. To join you need to agree with our purpose and pay the $2 annual fee.

Policy: Leaving straight after a film and therefore skipping the discussion goes against one of the conditions upon which our permission to screen these films is based.

9.45 PM: End of meeting.

Cost: No charge. But if you’d like to make a personal donation to Prodos that’s greatly appreciated. Thanks.


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