The Human Action Podcast

Is Economics a Dead Discipline?

Human Action Podcast
Jeff Deist Robert P. Murphy Per Bylund

Professor Per Bylund of Oklahoma State University, author of How to Think About the Economy joins Jeff and Bob to dissect how economics went so badly wrong. A discipline rooted in theory, axioms, and deduction has devolved into statistics, models, and hard science envy. Is the economics profession doing any good, or active harm?

Per’s new book How to Think About the Economy:

Gary North and Walter Block debate “Is it Smart to Get a PhD in Economics”: