With Rebuttal from Dan Klein?
By Bryan Caplan
Alex’s ridicule of the New York Times piece on economists who “oppose the hegemony of free-market economics” is spot-on. Basic fact-checking would have exposed the silliness of this story, which was decisively refuted by Dan Klein and Charlotta Stern a couple years ago.
Dan Klein is one of the world’s greatest intellectual entrepreneurs. I hope he figures out the perfect way to take advantage of this opportunity. It wouldn’t surprise me if he’s hard at work already…