The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

July 05, 2005

Issues in the News

 

1. INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Politicians and economic experts from around the world gather in Scotland this week for the G8 economic development forum.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Senior Fellow Iain Murray on lessons anti-poverty activists need to learn about fostering economic growth in the developing world.

 

2. BIOTECHNOLOGY

Kofi Annan delivers an address in Ghana commemorating the 60th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations charter.

CEI Experts Available to Comment: Adjunct Scholar Dr. Henry I. Miller and Director of Food Safety Policy Gregory Conko on the UN’s scandalous opposition to safe, effective new technologies that could help solve some of the world's most pressing public health and environmental problems.

 

3. REGULATION

The Conservative Party in the UK issues a list of top 10 worst sources of regulatory red tape in government programs.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Vice President for Policy Clyde Wayne Crews, Jr. publishes a new assessment of the large and increasing costs of federal regulation in the U.S.