Daniel Klein gives a lecture arguing that economists should embrace the use of allegory. Afterward, a panel consisting of Klein, Peter Boettke, and Dierdre McCloskey answer questions about economics, history, and political economy from the audience.
Like all of us, economist Tyler Cowen loves a good story. But in this intriguing talk from TEDxMidAtlantic, he asks us to step away from thinking of our lives -- and our messy, complicated irrational world -- in terms of a simple narrative.
Paul Solman of PBS features Tyler Cowen in a report on why more good jobs haven't been created in recent years. Can new technological innovations create widespread jobs growth the way they did for past generations?