Economists Deirdre McCloskey and Art Carden on the Bourgeois Deal

The Well-Read Investor | 31 march 2021 | 0h 30m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Deirdre McCloskey and Art Carden about their book Leave Me Alone and I’ll Make You Rich: How the Bourgeois Deal Enriched the World. Argues that human freedom drove the accelerating world prosperity in the era commencing with the Enlightenment, the Industrial Revolution, and beyond.

Transgender Life, Liberalism, and Free Trade

The Rubin Report | 30 December 2016 | 1h 25m | Listen Later
Interview with Deirdre McCloskey about her transition from male to female, her career in academia and classical liberalism. Backgrounds the ideas in her Bourgeois series of books, which argue that it was innovation spawned by changing cultural values that sparked the Great Enrichment of the last two hundred years. Interesting throughout.

Deirdre McCloskey: Why Poverty Matters More Than Inequality

Analysis | 1 June 2014 | 0h 28m | Listen Later  | iTunes
Interview with economic historian Deirdre McCloskey on the role of ideas and attitudes in creating modern prosperity and where our priorities should lie today.