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Reminder: My Debate at Oberlin

Upcoming Events
David Henderson
The debate is with Ted Marmor of Yale University. Topic: Affordable Health Care: A Debate: A discussion of the Affordable Care Act and alternatives with David Henderson and Ted Marmor Time: Wednesday, March 19 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm Place: Nancy... MORE

Me at Webber Tonight

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David Henderson
I'm sorry for not posting this earlier. I just learned that this is open to the public. I'm speaking at Webber International University in Babson Park, Florida tonight. 6:15 for food and drink. 7:00 for the talk. Here's the link.... MORE

Henderson and Krueger on NPR Today

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David Henderson
This morning (Pacific Time) and noon (Eastern time), I'll be on the show "Here and Now," discussing income inequality. The other economist is Alan Krueger, formerly the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Obama. Here and Now.... MORE

Friday Evening Video: Henderson on Fox News Channel

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David Henderson
If all goes according to plan, an interview I did with Jim Angle will air on Fox News Channel today: 6:00 p.m. EST and 3:00 p.m. PST. It started out as an interview on this study I wrote for the... MORE

Farewell, Art Carden

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David Henderson
Guest blogger Art Carden, who has been with Econlog for the last 9 months, will be posting his last entry tomorrow. We wish him well. My two favorite posts of Art's are "I'm Proud to Be a Bad Person," (August... MORE

The venerable Jeffrey Tucker did a Reddit AMA (AMA = "ask me anything") yesterday for the Anarcho-Capitalism subreddit. I asked a question on where people can best develop substitutes for what the state does, and the moderators asked me to... MORE

On Thursday evening, September 12, I will be giving a speech in Marina, California. The title: The Economic, Moral and Constitutional Case For a Non-Interventionist Foreign Policy Details are here.... MORE

I already wear a lot of hats. I'm excited to add another: travel writer. I love to travel, and at the beginning of the year, I started dabbling in the world of credit card travel rewards and the like. This... MORE

Speech: The Perverse Economics of Sanctions

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David Henderson
Tonight I'll be speaking at the Monterey Institute of International Studies on the perverse economics of sanctions. The other speaker is Stephen Zunes. The overall event is on Iran. 7:30 PM at the Irvine Auditorium, Monterey Institute of International Studies... MORE

Henderson on John Stossel Show

Fiscal Policy
David Henderson
John Stossel's show tonight on the Fox Business Channel (9:00 p.m. EST and 6:00 p.m. PST) is about the sequester, budget cuts, crazy government programs, etc. I sat in the green room and watched almost all of it and it's... MORE

IHS Fellowships

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David Henderson
The Humane Studies Fellowship is a non-residency fellowship program that awards $2,000-$15,000 per year to each participant, and provides individual advising and a support network to foster academic success. Is the Humane Studies Fellowship right for me? The fellowship is... MORE

Arnold Kling's New Blog

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David Henderson
Many of the visitors to this blog were disappointed when Arnold Kling stopped blogging in August, actually three months ago today. This blog owes a lot to Arnold: he started Econlog under a different name. The good news for Arnold's... MORE

Henderson on Stossel

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David Henderson
I was supposed to go to New York earlier this week to tape a segment for John Stossel's show on Fox Business Network. Obviously, that didn't happen. So I did it from the Stanford studio on Wednesday. The other person... MORE

My Talk at Middle Tennessee State University

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David Henderson
On Wednesday, September 12, I'll be giving a talk at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This, incidentally, is Nobel prize winner Jim Buchanan's alma mater. Location: State Farm Room (Business and Aerospace Building room S102) Time: 7:00 P.M.... MORE

My Speech at Berry College

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David Henderson
On Tuesday, September 11, I'll be a giving a talk at Berry College in Mount Berry, Georgia. Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Science Building Auditorium Title of Speech: How Economists Helped End the Draft. If you're a fan of this blog... MORE

In Person

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Arnold Kling
I will be speaking about GSE reform at this event at noon on May 2, close to Capitol Hill. I also am looking into travel to California (Bay Area) first or second week of June.... MORE

Friday

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Arnold Kling
If you like economics bloggers, you might enjoy watching the Kauffman Forum on Friday, March 30. Note that all times are central standard time (one hour earlier than eastern time). The opening panel, on macroeconomic policy, is self-recommending. Brad DeLong,... MORE

My Hoover Talk Today: Live Stream

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David Henderson
I just found out that my Hoover Institution talk today to a group of students will be live streamed. It's at 3:10 p.m. EST (12:10 p.m. PST). Here's the link. Topic: "Five Myths about Free Markets."... MORE

Seven Myths about Free Markets

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David Henderson
On Wednesday, January 18, I'll be giving a talk, "Seven Myths about Free Markets" to students, faculty, and the general public at California State University, East Bay in Hayward, California. It will start at 2:00 p.m. It's sponsored by the... MORE

Instructions for Virtual Meetup

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Arnold Kling
A reminder that I will attempt this on Thursday, Dec. 22, at 11 AM Eastern time, with a topic of "the future of education." I will be using the Google+ hangout feature. That means that you have to be on... MORE

Virtual Meetup

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Arnold Kling
I am trying to organize a virtual meetup using a Google "hangout." The time will be this Thursday at 11 AM. OH--Eastern time zone (U.S.) I think you have to be on Google+ to participate. The topic will be the... MORE

My "Occupy Monterey" Talk

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David Henderson
On Saturday, December 10, I'll be giving a talk at Occupy Monterey. Title: Crony Capitalism versus the Free Market Time: Saturday, 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Place: Colton Hall lawn, Monterey.... MORE

Is Iran a Threat?

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David Henderson
On Friday morning, I'll be speaking on the topic, "Is Iran a Threat?" at the campus of Cal State University, Monterey Bay. It's open to the public. There's another speaker also and we go from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Here... MORE

Me on Fox News Channel Tonight

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David Henderson
John Stossel's special on government budgets, "The Money Hole," will be replayed on Fox News Channel tonight. It's at midnight EST and 9:00 p.m. PST. In one of the segments in that show, John Stossel interviews me on my Mercatus... MORE

My Talk at Berkeley and My MSNBC Appearance

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David Henderson
I'm giving a speech tomorrow at U.C. Berkeley that I should have advertised here earlier. Title: The Case for a Non-Interventionist Foreign Policy Time: 3:00 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. Place: East Pauley Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. Student... MORE

Me on Stossel

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David Henderson
I just found out that the Stossel show I taped was on this week, not next week as I had thought. It will be shown again tonight at midnight EDT and 9:00 p.m. PDT. I address "Buy American," fair trade,... MORE

My Speech at Western Kentucky University

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David Henderson
On Monday, September 12, I'll be giving a speech at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The public is welcome. My speech is titled, "Lessons Not Learned from 9/11: An Economic, Numerate, Constitutional Perspective." It will go from 8:00... MORE

Me on Willis Report Today

Monetary Policy
David Henderson
I'll be on the Willis Report on Fox Business Channel today to give my thoughts on this morning's speech by the "The Bernank." Or should we call him "Central Bank Bernank?" I'll probably discover my inner Scott Sumner as well... MORE

Is Iran a Threat?

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David Henderson
I should have announced this earlier. A panel titled "Is Iran A Threat?" is scheduled for Sunday, June 19 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Street in Seaside, California. The two panelists are... MORE

Tune In, No Fooling

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Arnold Kling
Yes, it's April 1st, but I still am one of the speakers at the bloggers' forum, even though you won't see my name on the program. Due to some last-minute changes, the after-lunch session starts at 1:15 central time (2:15... MORE

Tune In

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Arnold Kling
Bryan and I will be among the speakers. But others should be at least as interesting. On Friday, April 1, the Kauffman Foundation will host the third annual Economics Bloggers Forum. The Forum brings together select economics, finance, and technology... MORE

My Schedule

Upcoming Events
Arnold Kling
I have to put together two presentations in a hurry. One is for this Senate Banking Committee hearing on proposals for housing finance. Actually, I probably will just speak extemporaneously to attack the other witnesses' proposals, and just hope that... MORE

The Cost of War

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David Henderson
Tomorrow, Friday, March 25, I'll be giving at a talk at California State University, Monterey Bay, titled "The Cost of War." It goes from 10:00 to noon and is open to the public. Here's the announcement and here are the... MORE

Henderson Talk at Rockford College

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David Henderson
Tomorrow, Thursday, February 17, I'll be giving a talk at Rockford College in Rockford, Illinois. The public is welcome and the money price is zero. Topic: Seven Myths about Free Markets. My host is Rockford College's Center for Ethics and... MORE

Henderson on KQED-FM

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David Henderson
I'll be on KQED-FM on Tuesday morning at 9:00 a.m. PST. I'll be discussing Obama and his talk to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The other guest will be Robert Kuttner. Here's the link to the show. I haven't found... MORE

My Talk at Berkeley

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David Henderson
This Wednesday, February 9, I'll be giving at talk at UC Berkeley. Title: The Costs of War. The talk is sponsored by the Students for Liberty, UC Berkeley. The details are here.... MORE

More Notes for a Debate

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Arnold Kling
What have I gotten myself into?. You can watch tonight (Friday, January 21st) on C-span. I have never been booed before, but that seems likely. Tim Carney and I will play the role of Christians in this Roman lion theater,... MORE

Notes for a Debate

Political Economy
Arnold Kling
On the topic of corporate power. Open to the public. This Friday evening, January 21st. 7:30 PM. Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle, in NW Washington DC. Frederick Hall. My notes follow:... MORE

Henderson on John Stossel's Show

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David Henderson
Today I'm flying to New York to tape a segment tomorrow for John Stossel's show on Thursday, January 13. It's on the Fox Business Network @ 9:00 p.m. and midnight EST Thursday and @ 9:00 p.m. and midnight EST on... MORE

Noontime Concert at Pepperdine, Nov. 18

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Arnold Kling
The topic will be themes from Unchecked and Unbalanced. The location will be room 175 of the School of Public Policy. Look here for the Drescher College map or the full campus map. If I had known that I would... MORE

Two Events

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Arnold Kling
1. Sick and Sicker, a documentary about health care policy, is now available. I was interviewed, but I think I won't appear until the sequel. 2. Celebrity Death Match featuring Paul Ryan and David Brooks, with the latter defending big-government... MORE

My Speech in Dallas

Economics of Health Care
David Henderson
I'll be speaking tomorrow at a conference at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. My topic: Obamacare: The Nightmare in Our Future. I normally announce these things about a week in advance, but I've been on the road a lot and... MORE

Same Topic, Same Week, Different Panelists

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Arnold Kling
On Tuesday, September 28, the title of the conference is "The workforce of the future," the location is the Ronald Reagan Building, and the sponsor is the National Journal. The keynote speaker is supposed to be National Economic Council director... MORE

Two Talks in St. Louis

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David Henderson
On Thursday, September 23, I'll be giving two talks in St. Louis. The first is at the University of Missouri, St. Louis. It's in 411 Woods Hall and, including Q&A, goes from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Title: Seven Myths... MORE

The Voegeli and Samples Show

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Arnold Kling
If you are in DC tomorrow morning, I recommend going to hear the authors of two new books. William Voegeli is the author of Never Enough: America's Limitless Welfare State, and John Samples is the author of The Struggle to... MORE

Self-Recommending this Week

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Arnold Kling
Russ Roberts on the financial crisis. Arthur Brooks, speaking on his his new book, which seems to be available, although when I checked for it on Kindle the other day it said it had not yet been released. Jeff Miron... MORE

Mortgage Market Experts

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Arnold Kling
will be at George Washington University on May 26. I will also be there, near the end of the day. I once worked with Bob Avery, Lawrence J. White (will he remember?), Ed Golding, and Bob Van Order. All of... MORE

Go See Matt Ridley

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings
Arnold Kling
He will speak at Cato and at Mercatus. I will be out of town, unfortunately, but I hope to be able to get hold of a copy of the book as soon as it comes out. It is likely to... MORE

Me on KQED-FM Forum

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David Henderson
I'll be on KQED-FM tomorrow from 9:00 to 10:00 PDT talking about whether the economy is on the rebound. My gut feel is that it is, but that things like unemployment insurance extensions, the minimum wage increase last summer, government... MORE

Presentation in Las Vegas

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David Henderson
Next Tuesday, April 13, I'll be making a presentation in Las Vegas at the annual meetings of the Association for Private Enterprise Education (APEE). My topic is "Is the Middle Class Disappearing?" Unusually for me, I actually have the final... MORE

Watch Out, Tulsa

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Arnold Kling
I will be speaking on April 15th at the University of Tulsa, in Lorton Hall 207 at 7 PM. The address is 2820 E 5th Place. I don't have a clever title for the talk, but I plan to bring... MORE

Markets vs. Government

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Arnold Kling
Again, this will be the subject of my talk on Thursday evening March 18 at Campbell University. It is also the subject of this podcast featuring Don Boudreaux and Russ Roberts. Boudreaux says that he does not vote, which I... MORE

Liberals and Markets

Political Economy
Arnold Kling
Will Wilkinson writes, libertarians are liberals who like markets. This is a succinct way of suggesting that libertarians and liberals share similar personalities and outlooks. There is just an intellectual difference concerning markets and government. I will be speaking on... MORE

Speaking on Job Creation

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Arnold Kling
I will be talking here on Tuesday morning. Supposedly will be covered by CSPAN and other media. I think that most in the audience will be looking for concrete policy proposals to create jobs, as opposed to a message that... MORE

Me on KQED-FM

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David Henderson
I'll be talking about the Obama budget on KQED-FM, 88.5 in San Francisco at 9:05 a.m., Tuesday, February 2. The person on the other side will be Jean Ross of the California Budget Project. Jean is not an economist. She... MORE

Market Failure in Education

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Arnold Kling
Bill Gates writes, So far technology has hardly changed formal education at all. But a lot of people, including me, think this is the next place where the Internet will surprise people in how it can improve things--especially in combination... MORE

David Henderson vs. Mark Weisbrot on January 17

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David Henderson
On Sunday, January 17 (tomorrow), I'll be debating Mark Weisbrot on the big issues: capitalism vs. socialism. You can listen to it live here at 11:00 a.m. PST (2:00 p.m. EST). I was supposed to debate Harold Meyerson, who writes... MORE

See Us in Concert

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Arnold Kling
On February 4th, Nick Schulz and I will speak at Cato. Details here. One idea I've toyed with is what I call a "house concert." Just as some musicians give concerts in people's houses, I was wondering if there are... MORE

Me on Market Wrap

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David Henderson
I just completed an interview with Moe Ansari of Market Wrap. We talked about the current recession, the health care bill, and various other things. If you want to listen (I think you'll hear an edited version but they might... MORE

My Speech in Denver on Monday

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David Henderson
This coming Monday, November 2, I'll be giving a talk at the Metropolitan State College of Denver. Title: What Health Economists Know that Obama Doesn't Want You to Know. Details here.... MORE

Me On KQED-FM

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David Henderson
On Tuesday, September 15, at 9:00 a.m. PDT (noon, EDT), I'll be on KQED-FM (88.5) Forum out of San Francisco, talking about the first anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse. The other guests will be Joe Grundfest of Stanford Law... MORE

Reminder

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Arnold Kling
The place to be Tuesday morning will be on Capitol Hill.... MORE

9-15 anniversary event

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Arnold Kling
I will be speaking at an event on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, September 15. This is an anniversary of sorts for the financial crisis, and that is the topic for the event. I am planning a really hard-hitting talk. I... MORE

Henderson Speech at Hillsdale College

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David Henderson
I'll be speaking at Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan on September 15. Topic: The Joy of Freedom: An Economist's Odyssey. Location: Lane 125. Time: 6:45 p.m. Sponsored by: Praxis, a political economy club on campus. Open to the public.... MORE

Seasteading and Singularity

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Arnold Kling
The Seasteading Conference is Sept. 28-30, in San Francisco. The Singularity Summit is October 3-4, in New York. I won't be at either, but Robin Hanson appears to be on the bill for the singularity summit. Both of these conferences... MORE

Posner and Kling on Financial Regulation

Finance: stocks, options, etc.
Arnold Kling
Concerning the Obama Administration's white paper, Richard Posner writes, The report is scathing about the financial incontinence of bankers and consumers but complacent about regulatory failures. UPDATE: As a commenter notes, my volume is very low relative to the moderator's.... MORE

Financial Reform

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Arnold Kling
I will be interviewed on June 25th at 2 PM eastern time in a "webinar," which means that if you participate live then you can ask questions. You can register here. I have attended a couple of these as a... MORE

Debating Health Care Reform

Economics of Health Care
Arnold Kling
Next Thursday, I will be debating Robert Kuttner in Burlington, Vermont. To be precise, 4-5:30 p.m. on April 23 in the Grand Maple Ballroom of the Dudley H. Davis Center on the University of Vermont campus. Ezra Klein writes, The... MORE

Upcoming Appearances

Upcoming Events
Arnold Kling
April 7: Seasteading. Patri Friedman speaking, Doug Bandow and me commenting. At Cato in Washington, DC at noon. April 23: Health Care debate. Robert Kuttner vs. me. I believe it will be 4 PM at the Dudley Davis Center at... MORE

Another Speaking Opportunity

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Arnold Kling
on markets and health care. I know the topic sounds boring these days, but it really is somewhat important as a public policy issue. If you work on or near Capitol Hill, feel free to drop by. Friday, February 20th,... MORE

Confidence and the Wrong Map

Finance: stocks, options, etc.
Arnold Kling
Over at econtalk, Russ Roberts interviews Daron Acemoglu. Self-recommending, as Tyler would say. Also, here is a video featuring Daniel Kahneman and Nassim Taleb. Taleb, like me, wants to get rid of risk-taking by banks, and leave non-insured institutions free... MORE

An Anti-Stimulus Conference

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Arnold Kling
See the invitation below. My theme will be "what certified macroeconomists think about the stimulus bill."... MORE

Forum Today on Financial Crisis

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David Henderson
Here's an announcement from the Naval Postgraduate School, where I teach. Bottom line: it live streams this afternoon. The times are PDT. It will go in the order below; I will be last. Each of us will present for 15... MORE

Tuesday, December 9 on Capitol Hill

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Arnold Kling
I received this from Congressman Henry Waxman: Dear Dr. Kling: I am writing to request your testimony at a hearing on December 9,2008, at 10:00 a.m. before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The hearing will examine the financial... MORE

Book Forum

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Arnold Kling
Russ Roberts will talk about The Price of Everything at a Cato book forum next Monday at noon. It's an economics novel, and I think it is terrific. I don't know how he will handle the book forum (presumably, he... MORE

Mr. Caplan Goes to Singapore

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Bryan Caplan
I leave for Singapore on Saturday.  I will be giving two public lectures there on Tuesday, 11/18:A seminar on The Myth of the Rational Voter at the Civil Service College from 9:30 to 11:30 AM.A lecture on Selfish Reasons to... MORE

Reminder--lunch with me on Monday

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Arnold Kling
1 PM at the Lebanese Taverna in Silver Spring, Monday, November 10. It looks like we're getting a good response. If you haven't already, let me know in the comments if you are coming.... MORE

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