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February 18, 2014 | New York Times

Nobel Winner’s Frank Advice to China’s Leadership

February 18, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

An Up-and-Sideways German Move Against Europe's Central Bank

February 4, 2014 | Charlie Brennan (KMOX)

Russ Roberts on the Charlie Brennan Show

Charlie and Debbie talk with Science Journalist Dan Hurley about his new book,
February 4, 2014 | National Review Online

Strange Bedfellows at the Bank

Leftist activists, with lawmakers’ support, worked with megabanks to lower lending standards for all.
February 2, 2014 | Becker-Posner Blog

Generational Mobility in the United States

January 29, 2014 | NPR

David Henderson on Here and Now (1:18)

In his State of the Union address, President Obama said Washington's job is to reverse income inequality trends. Two economists with opposing views join us.
January 29, 2014 | Cafe Hayek

Real Prosperity

This week’s EconTalk is one of my favorite episodes in a long time–Nina Munk talking about her book, The Idealist, the story of Jeffrey Sachs’s attempts to end poverty. There is much to learn from Munk’s story of the six
January 23, 2014 | Project Syndicate

The Real Challenges to Growth

January 21, 2014 | Cafe Hayek

Unintended Consequences

Sometimes, when you try to achieve something, you don’t just fail to do it, you actually achieve the opposite. News from the World Economic Forum (WEF): Two years ago WEF introduced a quota system to encourage female participation, which demanded that
January 13, 2014 | EconTalk

Laurence Kotlikoff on Debt, Default, and the Federal Government's Finances

Laurence Kotlikoff of Boston University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the fiscal health of the federal government of the United States. Kotlikoff argues that the U.S. government is essentially bankrupt because future taxes will fall hundreds of...