Free Marketer, Andrus Ansip, Prime Minister of Estonia
For the enlightenment, advancement, and inspiration of its members
PRODOS FILM STUDY GROUP
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.