Jan 6, 2022 • 52M

Casey Mulligan | Regulation, Innovation, and the Economics of Pandemics

Episode 5 of the Economic Forces Podcast

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Brian Albrecht, Josh Hendrickson, and guests ponder price theory, past and present
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Welcome to Episode 5 of the Economic Forces Podcast! We interview Casey Mulligan on applying basic economic tools like excess burden (deadweight loss) and Marshall’s Law to policy work, especially surrounding pandemics, and the importance of understanding the economics of innovation.

Check out Casey’s books:

You’re Hired!: Untold Successes and Failures of a Populist President

Chicago Price Theory

The Redistribution Recession: How Labor Market Distortions Contracted the Economy

Side Effects and Complications: The Economic Consequences of Health-Care Reform

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