Bruce Yandle is a distinguished Mercatus Center adjunct professor of economics at George Mason University. He specializes in public choice, regulation, and free-market environmentalism. Yandle frequently briefs Capitol Hill policymakers on economic issues and lectures regularly in Mercatus programs for House and Senate staffers. EconTalk. EconTalk is an award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel Prize winners, and exciting speakers on all kinds of topical matters related to economic thought. Topics include health care, business cycles, economic growth, free trade, education, finance, politics, sports, book reviews, parenting, and the ... Jim Epstein on Bitcoin, the Blockchain, and Freedom in Latin America. February 13, 2017. Gary Taubes on the Case Against Sugar . February 6, 2017. George Borjas on Immigration and We Wanted Workers. January 30, 2017. Sam Quinones on Heroin, the Opioid Epidemic, and Dreamland. January 23, 2017. Michael Munger on the Basic Income Guarantee. January 16, 2017. Robert Hall on Recession, Stagnation ... Bruce Yandle is a distinguished Mercatus Center adjunct professor of economics at George Mason University. He specializes in public choice, regulation, and free-market environmentalism. Yandle frequently briefs Capitol Hill policymakers on economic issues and lectures regularly in Mercatus programs for House and Senate staffers. Today’s guest is Jeremy Horpedahl of the University of Central Arkansas. Jeremy’s work builds on a famous theory from Bruce Yandle’s 1983 article ” Bootleggers and Baptists-The Education of a Regulatory Economist.” The article explored the idea that laws are often passed or defended by coalitions of economic interests (bootleggers) and moral crusaders (Baptists).
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Bitcoin: Is a global crypto-currency, has been around since January of 2009. It is not issued by any entity, but rather is peer-to-peer / decentralized. It trades over the internet, or “feature ... Bruce Yandle on Bootleggers and Baptists - Duration: 1 hour, 8 minutes. 175 views ; 6 years ago; 1:06:34. Boudreaux on Market Failure, Government Failure and the Economics of Antitrust Regulation ... Bruce Yandle on Bootleggers and Baptists by AnkeborgsAnkdamm. 1:08:48 . Gordon Tullock and Peter Bernholz: Collective Preferences and Democracy by Libertarianism.org. 34:53. Myth of the Rational ...  Bitcoin Goes to Washington and the Secret Trade Agreement by Boom Bust. 28:03  The Trash Trade Economic Indicator and The Case for Public Banks by Boom Bust. 28:01  Gerald Celente on ... Bruce Yandle of Clemson University explains why politics makes such strange bedfellows and the often peculiar alliance of self-interested special interests with more altruistic motives. He uses ...