A discussion of what can occur when legislators, often in collusion with big business, intervene in the market. This program features:
- Amity Shlaes -- author and syndicated columnist and a Director at the George W. Bush Institute
- Bryan Caplan -- Professor of Economics at George Mason University, Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center and author
- Austan Goolsbee -- former Chief Economist for President Obama’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board, a member of the Obama cabinet and Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business
- Clarence Page -- Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist from the Chicago Tribune.
Testing Milton Friedman, hosted by award-winning veteran journalist Emily Rooney with a distinguished panel of two Friedman advocates and two challengers, presents a lively discussion and debate on Friedman’s still-provocative ideas in each of these hour-long programs. Special emphasis is placed on the relevance of his ideas in view of the current world economic situation. © 2012 / 3 episodes @ 1 hr. ea.
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