Don Boudreaux, professor of economics at George Mason University, joins me to review some of the more common complaints against markets, as reflected in recent books by well-known authors.
About the Guest
Don Boudreaux is a professor of economics at George Mason University and a senior fellow at the Mercatus Center.
Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus, by Douglas Rushkoff
Phishing for Phools, by George A. Akerlof and Robert J. Shiller
Debtors’ Prison: The Politics of Austerity Versus Possibility, by Robert Kuttner
Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World, by Jeff Madrick
Ep. 480 Is Free Trade Helpful or Harmful for America?
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