Category: "On the web"

my two cents on a couple from Planet Money

May 16th, 2013
This note covers three recent episodes: The Lollipop War, the one that returns to their tee-shirt project, and the reprise of the cotton wars. more »

rapping the financial crisis, on econtalk

September 11th, 2012
Roberts and Papola made two rap videos about the differences between Hayek and Keynes - these episodes discuss the underlying ideas and the work to create the videos. more »

bailouts on econtalk

September 10th, 2012
Econtalk host Russ Roberts recently interviewed Neil Barofsky, former Special Inspector General of the TARP (and life long democrat), about his work with the Troubled Asset Relief Program and other related programs.  Barofsky was responsible for making sure that the taxpayer money spent in those programs had some semblance of accountability, and instead was faced with obstacles thrown up not by the banks, but by the US administration and Treasury departments. more »