Political Economy with Jim Pethokoukis
On this episode, Kimberly Clausing makes the progressive case for globalization, describing how free trade and immigration are good for Americans while also stressing that more can be done to help those adversely affected by free trade.
On this episode, Peter Klenow discusses the state of economic growth in America and considers the factors that may influence GDP and productivity growth in the future.
On this episode, Lori Ann LaRocco reflects on the effects of the United States' trade war with China, and the future of US-China trade relations in light of the recently announced Phase One trade deal.
On this episode, Will Rinehart discusses criticisms of Google, Facebook, and Amazon, defending them against charges of corporate concentration and exploitative data use. We also discuss rural broadband access and the best policies to advance artificial...
On this episode, Daniel Shoag talks to us about why housing prices have skyrocketed in many cities, and how this could be fixed in order to unlock a great deal of economic potential.
On this episode, Dalibor Rohac joins us to make the case for a globalist approach to international relations in an era where the political mainstream has taken a nationalist turn.
On this episode, economic historian Stephen Davies discusses his new book, The Wealth Explosion. He explains the origins of Western prosperity, and he discusses how the world can maintain and extend this prosperity.
According to George Mason University economist Bryan Caplan, both the United States and the rest of the world would benefit greatly if they opened their borders and allowed anyone in the world to live and work wherever they chose.
On this episode, Enrico Moretti discusses how high-tech clusters can be better governed, and he evaluates policies that might boost economic opportunity in areas that have been left behind.
On this episode, Carl Benedikt Frey assesses the possible effects of automation on employment and economic growth in both the short and long term.