The Human Action Podcast

Remembering the Contributions of Lucas and Alchian

Human Action Podcast
Robert P. Murphy Brian Albrecht

Bob originally invited Brian Albrecht (Chief Economist of the International Center for Law & Economics) to discuss the work of Armen Alchian, but on the day of recording, Robert Lucas happened to die.

Bob and Brian discuss rational expectations, real business cycle theory, and how Alchian cracked the military’s top secrets.

Brian on Alchian’s famous “Costs and Outputs” paper: