The Rise of the Economists feat. Binyamin Appelbaum

unSILOed with Greg LaBlanc | 6 April 2022 | 0h 53m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Binyamin Appelbaum about his book The Economists’ Hour: False Prophets, Free Markets, and the Fracture of Society. Traces the rise (and decline) of economics as framing for public policy decision-making. Focuses on the economic consensus around positive vs normative approaches, whether political beliefs shape the intellectual inquiry or vice versa, the origins of the anti-draft movement, and the evolution of antitrust enforcement.

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Binyamin Appelbaum on The Economists’ Hour

EconTalk | 16 December 2019 | 1h 09m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Binyamin Appelbaum about his book The Economists’ Hour. Appelbaum blames the triumph of free-market ideology for the rise in inequality and the decline in growth rates over the last half-century. Debates the economic events over that time period and the role of economists in changing economic policy.

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