Russ Roberts

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Name: Russ Roberts
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Russ Roberts: Adam Smith’s Surprising Guide to Happiness (But Not Wealth)

“It’s kind of shocking to realize the person known as the father of modern economics, Adam Smith, didn’t think the pursuit of wealth was a very good idea,” say Russ Roberts. “He thought it was corrosive, thought it was bad for you, thought ambition was ... [Published Value Walk - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Money isn't everything

MANY economists today try to predict interest rates, explain how unemployment can be reduced, forecast next quarter’s gross domestic product, and so on.The presumption is that economics “is like some giant clock or machine whose innards can be mastered ... [Published Finance 24 - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

What I’ve been reading

1. Doris Kearns, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism .  This Pulitzer-Prize winning book is compulsively readable and is most valuable on how the Roosevelt and Taft administrations fit together ... [Published Marginal Revolution - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Clap Along If You Feel Like Happiness Is the Truth

Today’s Between the Covers podcast is with Russ Roberts , author of How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness . We discuss why Adam Smith was more than a mere economist, what he says in his book The Theory ... [Published National Review - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

IN THE MAIL: From Russ Roberts, How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: An Unexpected Guide to Human N…

IN THE MAIL: From Russ Roberts, How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness. Plus, today only at Amazon: Up to 69% Off Select Rubbermaid Commercial Products. And, also today only: 40% Off Merrell ... [Published Instapundit - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

The Theory of Moral Sentiments: philosophy, psychology, and economics

This podcast is an excellent discussion of some foundational questions in economics and human behavior, as explored in the work of Adam Smith. (The abstract below does not do the interview justice.) Russ Roberts and Mike Munger on How Adam Smith Can Change ... [Published Information Processing - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Opinion: The Adam Smith Guide to Happiness

Hoover Institution Research Fellow Russ Roberts on his new book, “How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life.” Photo credit: Getty Images. ... [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Russ Roberts: Adam Smith's Surprising Guide to Happiness (But Not Wealth)

"It's kind of shocking to realize the person known as the father of modern economics, Adam Smith, didn't think the pursuit of wealthwas a very good idea," say Russ Roberts. "He thought it wascorrosive, thought it was bad for you, thought ambition ... [Published Hit & Run - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 4 reports

How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life

I first encountered Adam Smith’s The Theory of Moral Sentiments years ago on the recommendation of my economics professor who was, as I liked to say in jest, a power mad Libertarian. It was his opinion that this book was at least as important as The Wealth ... [Published Intellictual Conservative - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

How Adam Smith can change your life for the better

King Pyrrhus of Epirus was planning an attack on Rome. A confidante didn’t think it was necessary, or that it would turn out well. And what if we should beat Rome, what then? The king vowed that he would attack the rest of Italy. And then? Libya and Carthage. ... [Published New York Post - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Russ Roberts on What Thomas Piketty Ignores

Cutting through such noise, Russ Roberts provides his usual service on EconTalk, chatting one-on-one with Piketty about the key themes, strengths, and weaknesses of the book. The interview is just over an hour, and I encourage you to listen to the whole ... [Published Acton Commentary - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Regulation of Lodging by the Market Process

Image by © Dreamstimeby Howard Baetjer Jr.Does the lodging industry need government regulation? I don’t think so, and I’m more convinced than before after listening to a fascinating EconTalk conversation between host Russ Roberts and Nathan Blecharczyk, ... [Published Austrian Economics Center - Sep 26 2014]

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Russ Roberts: Adam Smith’s Surprising Guide to ... [Published Value Walk - Oct 24 2014]
Money isn't everything [Published Finance 24 - Oct 22 2014]
What I’ve been reading [Published Marginal Revolution - Oct 22 2014]
Clap Along If You Feel Like Happiness Is the Truth [Published National Review - Oct 21 2014]
A Selection of Self-Help Titles for Fall 2014 a... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Oct 18 2014]
Stone Energy/United Way Gumbo CookOff Results [Published 99.9 KTDY - Oct 17 2014]
IN THE MAIL: From Russ Roberts, How Adam Smith ... [Published Instapundit - Oct 17 2014]
The Theory of Moral Sentiments: philosophy, psy... [Published Information Processing - Oct 14 2014]
The Adam Smith Guide to Happiness [Published Journal-News - Oct 14 2014]
Opinion: The Adam Smith Guide to Happiness [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - Oct 14 2014]
Russ Roberts: Adam Smith's Surprising Guide to ... [Published Hit & Run - Oct 12 2014]
How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life [Published Intellictual Conservative - Oct 09 2014]
Russ Roberts: Adam Smith's Surprising Guide to ... [Published First Coast News - Oct 08 2014]
Russ Roberts: Adam Smith's Surprising Guide to ... [Published Pelham News.ca - Oct 08 2014]
Video: Russ Roberts: Adam Smith's Surprising Gu... [Published Hit & Run - Oct 08 2014]
How Adam Smith can change your life for the better [Published New York Post - Oct 05 2014]
Russ Roberts on What Thomas Piketty Ignores [Published Acton Commentary - Sep 29 2014]
Enough Already With The Sweeping Claims That Ec... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 28 2014]
Is Collecting GDP Data An Exercise in the Fatal... [Published EconLog - Sep 26 2014]
Regulation of Lodging by the Market Process [Published Austrian Economics Center - Sep 26 2014]
Noted for Your Afternoon Procrastination for Se... [Published Brad DeLong - Sep 24 2014]
Noted for Your Afternoon Procrastination for Se... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Sep 24 2014]
Piketty, Piketty, Piketty, Piketty, by Russ Rob... [Published EconLog - Sep 24 2014]
Assorted links [Published Marginal Revolution - Sep 24 2014]
Heidi Moore, Tyler Cowen, Bob Solow, Russ Rober... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Sep 24 2014]
Heidi Moore, Tyler Cowen, Bob Solow, Russ Rober... [Published Brad DeLong - Sep 24 2014]
Piketty on Capital [Published Information Processing - Sep 23 2014]
Apple Sells 10 Million iPhones on Opening Weeke... [Published REASON Online - Sep 22 2014]
Apple Sells 10 Million iPhones on Opening Weeke... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 22 2014]
Why is Thomas Piketty’s 700-page book a bestsel... [Published Anwar Ibrahim - Sep 22 2014]
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What I’ve been reading [Published Marginal Revolution - Oct 22 2014]
1. Doris Kearns, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism .  This Pulitzer-Prize winning book is compulsively readable and is most valuable on how the Roosevelt and Taft administrations fit together ...
IN THE MAIL: From Russ Roberts, How Adam Smith ... [Published Instapundit - Oct 17 2014]
IN THE MAIL: From Russ Roberts, How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness. Plus, today only at Amazon: Up to 69% Off Select Rubbermaid Commercial Products. And, also today only: 40% Off Merrell ...
The Theory of Moral Sentiments: philosophy, psy... [Published Information Processing - Oct 14 2014]
This podcast is an excellent discussion of some foundational questions in economics and human behavior, as explored in the work of Adam Smith. (The abstract below does not do the interview justice.) Russ Roberts and Mike Munger on How Adam Smith Can Change ...
Opinion: The Adam Smith Guide to Happiness [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - Oct 14 2014]
Hoover Institution Research Fellow Russ Roberts on his new book, “How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life.” Photo credit: Getty Images. ...
Russ Roberts: Adam Smith's Surprising Guide to ... [Published Hit & Run - Oct 12 2014]
"It's kind of shocking to realize the person known as the father of modern economics, Adam Smith, didn't think the pursuit of wealthwas a very good idea," say Russ Roberts. "He thought it wascorrosive, thought it was bad for you, thought ambition ...
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