Channeling Self-Interest for Good

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by EconFree on Dec 5, 2011

Can self-interest be channeled for good?

Watch as economist Don Boudreaux explains why we should not look to constant human traits such as self-interest as the cause of the financial crisis, but instead look to the types of systems in which self-interest is channeled toward destructive ends through the exploitation of government power rather than towards the productive uses generated in a free market.