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Tom Gilligan on Stakeholder Capitalism

Thomas W. Gilligan is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. Gilligan served as the Tad and Dianne Taube Director of the Hoover Institution from the fall of 2015 through the fall of 2020.  He is a scholar in economics and political science.

November 18, 2020

Tyler Cowen on the Economics of Big Business, Progress, and Pandemics

Tyler Cowen is the Holbert L. Harris Chair of Economics at George Mason University and serves as chairman and faculty director of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

November 10, 2020

Glenn Loury on The Role of Universities in America’s Social Unrest Over Race and Inequality

Glenn Lowry is a Professor of Social Science and Economics at Brown University. Hear what Glenn Loury has to say about the role of universities in this matter. Watch the interview on YouTube:

October 21, 2020

Jennifer Doleac on the Criminal Justice System

Jennifer Doleac is a Professor of Economics and Director of the Justice Tech Lab at Texas A&M University. Hear what Jennifer Doleac has to say about the criminal justice system. Watch the interview on YouTube:

October 20, 2020

Jay Bhattacharya: COVID-19 Interview

Jay Battacharya is a Professor of Economics and Professor of Medicine at Stanford University. Hear what Jay Bhattacharya, Professor, has to say about the pandemic at hand. Watch the interview on YouTube:

October 19, 2020

Emily Oster: COVID-19 Interview

Emily Oster is a Professor of Economics at Brown University. She holds a PhD in Economics from Harvard. Prior to being at Brown she was on the faculty at the University of Chicago Booth School. Hear what Emily Oster, Professor, has to say about the pandemic at hand. Watch the interview on YouTube:

September 9, 2020

Bryan Caplan: COVID-19 Interview

Bryan Caplan is a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center and a professor of economics at George Mason University. He specializes in public economics, public choice, psychology and economics, public opinion, economics of the family and education, genoeconomics, and Austrian economics. Hear what Bryan Caplan, Research Fellow, has to say about the pandemic at hand. […]

September 9, 2020

Amesh Adalja: COVID-19 Interview

Professional Profile Dr. Adalja is a Senior Scholar at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security. His work is focused on emerging infectious disease, pandemic preparedness, and biosecurity. Dr. Adalja has served on US government panels tasked with developing guidelines for the treatment of plague, botulism, and anthrax in mass casualty settings and the […]

September 9, 2020

Richard Hahn: COVID-19 Interview

Richard Hahn is an associate professor of Statistics at ASU. He develops probability models and computational techniques for applied data analysis, with a focus on the behavioral, social, and health sciences. His specific research interests include regression tree methods, causal inference from observational data, and foundations of statistics. Hear what Richard Hahn, professor of Statistics, […]

June 26, 2020

Jeffrey Tucker: COVID-19 Interview

Jeffrey A. Tucker is Editorial Director for the American Institute for Economic Research. He is the author of many thousands of articles in the scholarly and popular press and eight books in 5 languages, most recently The Market Loves You. He is also the editor of The Best of Mises. He speaks widely on topics of economics, technology, […]

June 25, 2020
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