174. The Puerto Rico Debt Crisis and Richard Thaler Wins the Nobel Prize in Economics with Dr. Peter Klein

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Friday, October 27, 2017



Episode Summary

Dr. Peter Klein joins Adam Camac to discuss the Puerto Rico debt crisis, whether Puerto Rico should default, Richard Thaler winning the Nobel Prize in Economics, and what to make of Thaler’s work.

About the Guest

Dr. Klein is Carl Menger Research Fellow of the Mises Institute and W. W. Caruth Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship at Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business. His research focuses on the economics of entrepreneurship and business organization and how those concepts apply to innovation, regulation, and economic growth. He is the author or editor of five books, including The Capitalist and the Entrepreneur: Essays on Organizations and Markets.

You can follow his work at Petergklein.com, on Facebook, and on Twitter.

Biographical information is from mises.org.

Picture is from mises.org.

Articles Discussed
1. Should Puerto Rico Default? by Peter Klein (October 5, 2017)
2. Thaler Wins Nobel by Peter Klein (October 9, 2017)

Article Referenced
1. There Is Life after Default by Peter Klein (October 11, 2013)

Book Mentioned
1. The Capitalist and the Entrepreneur: Essays on Organizations and Markets by Peter Klein

Resources Mentioned
1. Petergklein.com
2. Mises Institute
3. Peter Klein’s Mises Institute Archive

Previous Appearance
56. The Role of Entrepreneurship in the Economy with Dr. Peter Klein (Friday, May 13, 2016)

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