Author Archive: Allison Gibbs

International PressTV Interviews Dr. Emily Skarbek on the U.S. Debt Crisis


Tuesday January 18th, 2011   •   Posted by Allison Gibbs at 3:33pm PDT   •   1 Comment

Dr. Emily Skarbek, director of the Government Cost Calculator at the Independent Institute, was interviewed by International PressTV on Friday, January 14th. Listen to Emily as she explains the government’s three options on this gigantic debt crisis: pay the debt, maintain it, or repudiate it. The article and video can be viewed here.

Dr. Emily Skarbek: “Government’s Obesity Crisis”


Tuesday January 18th, 2011   •   Posted by Allison Gibbs at 1:40pm PDT   •   0 Comments

In this new article on the continual spending and stretching of the budget, Dr. Emily Skarbek explains the temptations for the new Congress to spend wastefully and heighten the debt ceiling. Equating Congress and the ever-expanding budget to over-eaters, Dr. Skarbek says that small intervals of “another ten pounds” are causing an extreme obesity crisis...
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Dr. Emily Skarbek, director of the Government Cost Calculator at the Independent Institute, was interviewed by International PressTV on Friday, January 7th. Listen to Emily as she discusses how poor U.S. government policies create or exacerbate unemployment. The article and video can be viewed here.

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