Book Discussion on How Markets Fail

John Cassidy talked about his book How Markets Fail: The Logic of Economic Calamities (Farrar, Straus and Giroux; November 10, 2009). In… read more

John Cassidy talked about his book How Markets Fail: The Logic of Economic Calamities (Farrar, Straus and Giroux; November 10, 2009). In the book he argues that free market economic theories fail to take into account how human behavior impacts economic decision making. This, he says, leads to market failures like the housing market collapse. Mr. Cassidy spoke at the Harvard Book Store.  close

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Book Discussion on How Markets Fail

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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Jan 17, 2010
Last Aired:
Mar 7, 2010

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  • Jan 17, 2010 | 1:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 17, 2010 | 10:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 07, 2010 | 5:14am EST | C-SPAN 2
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