Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and a professor of economics and the J. Fish and Lillian F. Smith Distinguished Scholar at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, discusses whether the government should reduce income inequality, encourage ingenuity, and get rid of unfair inequality.
Victor Davis Hanson, the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses terrorism and legislation such as the Patriot Act, which is used to protect and defend the United States.
Charles Blahous, a Hoover research fellow who currently serves as one of the two public trustees for the Social Security and Medicare Programs, discusses the mounting concern over jobs and the deficit that have made Social Security a target for cuts.
John Taylor, the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution and the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University, discusses where he was on 9/11 and the measures he took, as undersecretary to the Treasury of the United States, to freeze assets and cut off funding to the terrorists.
In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Robert Frank of Cornell University and author of The Darwin Economy, competition, government, and the relevance of Darwin to economics.
Gary Becker, who won the Nobel Memorial Prize for Economic Science in 1992 and is the Rose-Marie and Jack R. Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses the dismal economic and employment situation in the United States and how implementing free market principles will improve the economy and job market.
In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Clifford Winston of the Brookings Institution, the market for lawyers and the role of lawyers in the political process.