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3 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Fred Foldvary. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Fred Foldvary, often where they are interviewed.

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#88: Fred Foldvary

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Dr. Fred Foldvary is an economist who predicted that an economic collapse would happen "around" 2008 back in 1998. He also revitalized the popular 19th century economic philosophy of Georgism under the banner of geolibertarianism. On the show we will learn how he predicted the '08 collapse a decade beforehand, when the next collapse is due, and talk about where geolibertarianism fits in on the libertarian political spectrum -- specifically in relation to anarcho-capitalism, anarcho-communism, and mutualism.

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May 04 2017 · 34mins
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Strange Economic Creatures: Dr. Fred Foldvary, Geo-Austrian

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The man who correctly predicted the nature and year of the monumental crash of 2008...back in 1997.

Fred E. Foldvary received his B.A. in economics from the University of California at Berkeley, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University. He has taught economics at the Latvian University of Agriculture, Virginia Tech, John F. Kennedy University, California State University East Bay, the University of California at Berkeley Extension, Santa Clara University, and currently at San Jose State University.

Foldvary is the author of The Soul of LibertyPublic Goods and Private CommunitiesDictionary of Free Market Economics . He edited and contributed to Beyond Neoclassical Economics and, with Dan Klein, The Half-Life of Policy Rationales. Foldvary's areas of research include public finance, governance, ethical philosophy, and land economics.

Fred married Gloria in July 2012. They and their cat live in the Los Gatos mountains in California.

Dec 06 2014 · 1hr 26mins

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LoLP Episode 29: Fred Foldvary

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In this episode of the Lions of Liberty Podcast, host Marc Clair is joined by Fred Foldvary, economics lecturer at San Jose State University, to discuss his work “Public Good and Private Communities: The Market Provision of Social Services.” Fred explains how he took the philosophy of Georgism and took it a step further by combining it with libertaran ideas, and coined the term “geo-libertarianism”. Mr. Foldvary details how private communities have developed to provide the type of “public” services that many often presume require an overreaching, coercive government to efficiently obtain.  Fred and Marc examine several modern examples of these private communities, including the most well-known private community in the world: Walt Disney World.

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Apr 03 2014 · 42mins