The Mankiw-Krugman Non-Bet
By Bryan Caplan
Here’s news I can use: Krugman talked smack about Mankiw, Mankiw politely proposed a bet, and Krugman ignored his offer. Which reminds me – I’m still waiting for Andy Kessler to accept my bet on the bailout.
I have a dream that one day, people who refuse to bet on their statements will be viewed with greater contempt than those who bet and lose. Who’s with me?