Jonathan Tepper – Variant Perception of Capitalism

Capital Allocators | 7 October 2019 | 0h 53m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Jonathan Tepper, founder of Variant Perception, an economic research group, and author of The Myth of Capitalism: Monopolies and the Death of Competition. Starts with Tepper’s unusual upbringing and approach to economic forecasting. Then concentrates on arguments from The Myth of Capitalism, discussing the history, causes, and ramifications of the absence of competition in U.S. industries, natural and unnatural monopolies, examples in the tech giants, funeral home operators, airports, and hospitals, and what can be done to counter this negative trend.