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Amy Willis: December 2016

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Who Wants to be an Entrepreneur?

EconTalk
Amy Willis
If you were a poor person in a poor country, would you choose to work in a sweatshop, or be your own boss, buying and selling in the local market? Which would you value more- security and stability, or... MORE

Native American Economics

EconTalk
Amy Willis
When most people try to conjure an image of Indian reservations today, it tends to be a gloomy one. And while this isn't true of all reservations, it does remain true of many. On this week's EconTalk episode, host... MORE

The Spoils of War

EconTalk
Amy Willis
How would you rate an American President whose term was marked by an 8% annual growth in per capita income? Further, this President's administration recorded zero wartime casualties. Sound good? Turns out, the President in question was Warren Harding,... MORE

This week's EconTalk may turn out to be one of our most widely listened-to episodes, and it's easy to see why. While deeply disturbing, it's nonetheless fascinating. Host Russ Roberts welcomes Princeton's Thomas Leonard to talk about his book, Illiberal... MORE

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