Joseph Stiglitz is something of a celebrity economist, yet he’s been grotesquely wrong both economically and morally so often. His case tells us a lot about the American establishment if he is the kind of person they hold up for our admiration. Gene Epstein joins me for the gruesome details.
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“Continually Mistaken, Chronically Admired,” by Gene Epstein
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Ep. 1244 The Professor Everybody Shuns (Michael Rectenwald)
Ep. 1232 Are Workers Getting Shafted?
Ep. 1188 Just When You Thought We’d Smashed the Schools Good, Along Comes Gene Epstein
Ep. 1131 DEBATE EPISODE: Trump’s Tariffs, Pro and Con (Gene Epstein and Dan McCarthy)
Ep. 1089 Noam Chomsky: The Good and the Bad
Ep. 1063 Nat Turner’s Rebellion: Why a Historical Novel Was So Controversial
Ep. 1021 The Nobel Prize and Behavioral Economics: Anything Here for Austrians?
Ep. 983 Can We Really Measure the “Happiest” Countries?
Ep. 921 The Long History of Presidential Stupidity in Economics
Ep. 891 Fiscal Doomsday: When It’s Coming and What It Looks Like
Ep. 822 The Work of Thomas Sowell: An Appreciation
Ep. 728 Can Libertarians Make a Decent Case for Free Trade?
Ep. 704 Adam Smith, Not the Founder of Economic Science
Ep. 634 The Economic Freedom of the World: What the Numbers Tell Us
Ep. 473 Does the Economy Do Better Under the Democrats, and Has Obama Been Better Than Reagan?
Ep. 462 We Found a Major Flaw in the Egalitarian Argument
Ep. 450 Noam Chomsky Led Me to Libertarianism, Says Guest
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