Episode 71 – Friedrich Hayek and James Buchanan Part 2 (Podcast)

Listen to the conclusion of this conversation between two of the most influential economists over the last half-century, Friedrich Hayek and James Buchanan. Centered around the American Constitution, some of these views remain as controversial now as they did when it was originally recorded, over forty years ago. Originally Recorded: 1978

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Are China’s Fertility Limits Right? (VIDEO)

China’s one-child policy averted millions of births, gave China an amazing demographic dividend, and reduced pressure on the environment. Ending it, in 2015, was “gibbering insanity,” as environmentalist Paul Ehrlich put it. Dead Wrong®.
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Episode 70 – Friedrich Hayek and James Buchanan Part 1

Two of the greatest economic minds over the past 50 years, Friedrich Hayek and James Buchanan, sound off in Part 1 of this 1978 recording covering the American Constitution, the role of government, and several other topics. Hear their unique perspectives that still resonate within our society over 40 years later. Originally Recorded:  1978

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – The End of History as We Know It? (VIDEO)

In 1989, Francis Fukuyama said that liberal capitalist democracy was the end of history. But no, events keep happening, some of them very bad. Fukuyama was mistaken. Dead Wrong®.
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Episode 69 – Managed Care and Medicine (Podcast)

A lot has changed in healthcare since this 1993 recording, but the resounding problems have remained alarmingly similar: soaring costs, millions uninsured, and more questions than answers. What role should the government play? And which policies have done more harm than good? Listen in with Rita Ricardo-Campbell, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, and Kevin Hopkins, Senior Domestic Policy Aide during the Reagan Administration, in today’s discussion. Originally Recorded: 1993

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Episode 68 – Friedrich Hayek and Tom Hazlett (Podcast)

How does the rule of law evolve? Are changes to our society spontaneous, or are they organized with an endgame in mind by government? Join legendary economist Friedrich Hayek and Tom Hazlett, then a graduate student in economics, to discuss that subject in this conversation. Originally Recorded: 1978

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – The Coronavirus and Globalization (VIDEO)

International trade and airline deregulation. It will be nice, they said. But do you know who else found it nice? The Coronavirus. Globalization now threatens our very lives. Dead Wrong®.
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Episode 67 – Efforts in Eastern Europe to Localize Government (Podcast)

When the Iron Curtain fell, Eastern European countries were left with the monumental task of building their governments and economies nearly from scratch. In today’s podcast, hear Robert Ebel, International Government Finance Economist, Milton Friedman, 1976 Nobel laureate in Economics, and Tom Hazlett, then Editor-in-Chief of The Wesleyan Review, discuss the pitfalls and triumphs of privatizing what were once solid socialist countries. Originally Recorded: 1993

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Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – The Myth of Nationality Stereotypes (VIDEO)

Stereotypes can be dangerous, especially when they are used to generalize a large group of people. But there must be something to stereotypes, right? National stereotypes have been around for so long that it makes sense for people to believe them. But the real problem is in using them to compare two nationalities. Often people believe that it’s a way to gain insight into different groups of people when all it does is create a false sense of understanding. Johan Norberg explains that these stereotypes are not what they seem.
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Episode 66 – Friedrich Hayek and Jack High (Podcast)

Today’s podcast, originally recorded in 1978, is a discussion between legendary economist Friedrich Hayek and then economics graduate student Jack High. During the conversation, Hayek talks about his major influences in economics as well as his upbringing in the social sciences. As they dive into Hayek’s philosophical and professional development, they touch on famous names from history such as John Maynard Keynes, Ludwig von Mises, and George Stigler. Originally Recorded:  1978

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