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Journalist and author Jonathan Rauch talks about his book The Constitution of Knowledge with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. People come up with ideas all the time. But...

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Economist and Nobel Laureate James Heckman of the University of Chicago talks about inequality and economic mobility with EconTalk host...
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By Audrey Sullivan

There's No Such Thing as a Free Education

Do murderers and criminals deserve a free education? Is there a certain level of morality that is corrupted by providing a free education to criminals? These are some of the questions that are explored in this episode of EconTalk. EconTalk...

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Rebecca Henderson on Reimagining Capitalism

Author and economist Rebecca Henderson of the Harvard Business School talks about her book Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Henderson argues that the focus on shareholder value threatens to destroy capitalism from within....


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