Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Epstein on Picketty

Today is the very first Tweet 'n Blog Tuesday! By setting aside some time the first Tuesday of every month, I hope to be better about keeping this blog up-to-date. :)

Lots of economists have weighed in with fantastic take-downs of Picketty's book. From what I remember of these videos, Epstein deals less with the particulars of Picketty's argument and instead offers a more general critique of the progressive worldview:

Here's a shorter one:

And here he is with Troy Senik:

Richard Epstein on Health Disparity

Maybe next Tweet 'n Blog Tuesday I'll post a compilation of Epstein on healthcare. But for now I'll just post a really good one I watched recently. Stick through to the Q&A at the end!