Episode 145: Don’t Worry, Be Happy



Cato Institute ‘prosperity expert’ Marian Tupy joins the Remnant for a much-needed dose of economic optimism, enumerating the ways in which we are indisputably better off materially nowadays. He and Jonah also attempt to figure out why a sort of social malaise persists in the world despite this.

Shownotes

The Dispatch

OTATrade.com/DINGO

Marian Tupy of the Cato Institute 

HumanProgress.com

The Rational Optimist – Matt Ridley

Max Roser – Our World In Data

Hans Rosling (RIP) 

The Simon Project

The Good News Is The Bad Is Wrong – Ben Wattenberg 

On the price elasticity of population

Andrew McAfee on Econtalk

“Stuck” – Ron Bailey

Cato Institute conference on socialism and evolutionary psychology 

Lawrence Summers vs. Emmanuel Saez 

“No-no to Reno and Beto” – G-File on Rusty Reno


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