Policy Forum

Economic Freedom in Action: Changing Lives

A documentary to air on public television

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Date and Time
October 16, 2013 4 - 5:30 PM EDT
Policy Center with Foyer

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The rise in economic freedom in countries across the globe in recent decades has led to greater prosperity and improvements in the well‐​being of hundreds of millions of people. Economic Freedom in Action: Changing Lives profiles inspiring entrepreneurs from some of those countries and shows how increased opportunity has allowed them to build better futures for themselves and their communities. Join us to see a segment of the documentary from the Free to Choose Network, which will air on public television this fall. Michael Walker, founder of the Fraser Institute and originator of its annual Economic Freedom of the World report upon which this film is based, will comment on the impact of the report. Film host Johan Norberg will discuss the transformative power of economic freedom.

With comments by Michael Walker, Founder and Senior Fellow, Fraser Institute; and Johan Norberg, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.