William Jack Baumol (1922-2017) made contributions in productivity, environmental economics, entrepreneurship theory and other areas.
Laffer’s theory linking tax cuts and economic growth has been revived in President Trump’s plan.
The country has a severe shortage of housing, yet 12% of the total urban housing stock consists of vacant houses.
Freakonomics hosts and guests discuss the future of work, the toxic remnants of colonisation, and basic income.
The Harvard professor and Nobel Prize winner delivers a Distinguished Public Lecture in Oxford University’s Sheldonian Theatre. Q&A here.