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New Nobel Winners Are Latest Bad Sign for Economic Theory

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog10/15/2019

The economist’s task is not to demonstrate (empirically) that x is associated with y, but to provide a causal explanation of how x affects y.

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Neurosurgery, Health Policy, and the Free Market: A Conversation with Richard Menger

Health

10/14/2019Audio/Video
Can a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School hold on to free market principles? Accad and Koka discuss health policy and economics with neurosurgeon Dr. Richard Menger.
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Peter Klein on Pricing

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipPrices

10/08/2019Audio/Video
Hunter Hastings and Peter Klein discuss a special way of thinking about pricing that is helpful for entrepreneurs.
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Why Is the Antibiotics Market Broken?

Health

09/26/2019Audio/Video
Big Pharma is abandoning its R&D efforts for antibiotics. What are the regulatory, scientific, and economic factors responsible for this potentially dangerous trend? Accad and Koka interview Dr. David Shlaes.
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Why Employer-Funded Health Plans Are Turning to Free Market Medicine

Health

09/05/2019Audio/Video
Jay Kempton shares insights from his recent efforts to turn employers away from the wasteful and corrupt health insurance benefit model.
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The Coming Whiskey Bubble?

Booms and Busts

Blog08/24/2019

Whiskey production depends on investment in highly specific capital, and it requires a long time horizon. It's a textbook case of the sort of industry that's likely to suffer most in case of an economic bust.

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Bob Graboyes: From Fortress to Frontier in American Healthcare

Health

08/13/2019Audio/Video
Bob Graboyes on why American healthcare is stuck in a hundred-year-old mentality that stifles innovation, constrains medical advances, and yields low quality care.
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Peter Klein on Organization

The EntrepreneurStrategyEntrepreneurship

08/06/2019Audio/Video
Hunter Hastings and Peter Klein discuss why Organization can make a crucial difference to entrepreneurial success.
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