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  • emChicagonomicsem
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    Chicagonomics

    Professor Lanny Ebenstein talked about his book, Chicagonomics: The Evolution of Chicago Free Market Economics. He was interviewed at FreedomFest, one of the largest libertarian conferences…

    321 views
  • emThe Worlds Bankerem
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    The Worlds Banker

    Mr. Mallaby talked about his book The Worlds Banker: A Story of Failed States, Financial Crises, and The Wealth and Poverty of Nations, published by Penguin Books. He spoke about the tenure…

    315 views
  • After Words with Alan Beattie
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    After Words with Alan Beattie

    Alan Beattie talked about his book False Economy: A Surprising Economic History of the World (Riverhead; April 16, 2009). In his book he combines economic history, psychology, and political…

    441 views
  • emThe Scandal of Moneyem
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    The Scandal of Money

    George Gilder talked about his book, The Scandal of Money: Why Wall Street Recovers but the Economy Never Does. He was interviewed at FreedomFest, one of the largest libertarian conferences…

    587 views
  • emHow to Tame a Foxem
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    How to Tame a Fox

    Science writer Lee Dugatkin talked about his book How to Tame a Fox, in which he details a more than 60 year-old evolution experiment by Russian scientists to domesticate wild foxes into…

    247 views
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    Meltdown

    Thomas Woods talked about his book Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and Government Bailouts Will Make Things Worse (Regnery Publishing; February 9,…

    4,891 views
  • Panel Discussion on the Middle Class
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    Panel Discussion on the Middle Class

    Authors Nancy MacLean and Ganesh Sitaraman talked about the U.S. economy and politics. They spoke at the 2017 Southern Festival of Books.

    452 views
  • emLife in Codeem
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    Life in Code

    Software engineer Ellen Ullman talked about her book Life in Code: A Personal History of Technology, in which she described changes in technology through the lens of her professional…

    436 views
  • emA World of Three Zerosem
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    A World of Three Zeros

    Muhammad Yunus talked about his book, A World of Three Zeros, about how to solve the problems of global poverty, unemployment, and climate change. He spoke with Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia…

    500 views
  • emJob Creationem
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    Job Creation

    Andy Puzder, former CEO of CKE Restaurants and President Trump’s first nominee for Labor Secretary, talked about his book, Job Creation: How It Really Works and Why Government Doesn’t…

    375 views
  • emTurn and Jumpem
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    Turn and Jump

    Howard Mansfield talked about his book Howard Mansfield talked about his book Turn and Jump, in which he explains how the railroads invented time zones and their effect on the rest of the country. Measuring…

    299 views
  • emThe Great Inflation and Its Aftermathem
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    The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath

    Robert Samuelson talked about his book The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath: The Past and Future of American Affluence, published by Random House (November 11, 2008). The book is about the rise…

    1,805 views
  • emWe the Corporationsem
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    We the Corporations

    Professor Adam Winkler talked about his forthcoming book, We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights. This interview, recorded on the UCLA campus, is part of Book…

    458 views
  • emLong Haulem
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    Long Haul

    Finn Murphy talked about his book The Long Haul: A Trucker’s Tales of Life on the Road, in which he discusses his job and the America one sees by traveling the country via its roadways. Mr.…

    899 views
  • emBankers and Empireem
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    Bankers and Empire

    Professor Peter James Hudson talked about his book, Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean. This interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, was recorded on the campus…

    754 views
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    Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth

    Gar Alperovitz talked about his book Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth, in which he argues that the U.S. needs an economic and political system that departs from both capitalism and…

    1,282 views
  • emRails Around the Thumbem
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    Rails Around the Thumb

    T.J. Gaffney talked about his book Rails Around the Thumb, about the role of railroads in the development of Michigan’s “thumb” region and their impact on Thomas Edison’s life. C-SPAN’s Local Content…

    385 views
  • emAll They Will Call Youem
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    All They Will Call You

    Tim Hernandez talked about his book, All They Will Call You, about the impact of a 1948 plane crash in California that killed 32 people, including 28 Mexican migrant workers being deported by the U.S. government. The names of the…

    731 views
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    Janesville

    Amy Goldstein talked about her book, Janesville: An American Story, about the devastation caused by the closing of a General Motors assembly plant in Janesville, Wisconsin, during the so-called…

    1,200 views
  • emMaking Item
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    Making It

    Journalist Louis Uchitelle talked about his book Making It: Why Manufacturing Still Matters, in which he reports on manufacturing in America. He spoke with Jeff Madrick.

    320 views
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