Niskanen’s Sam Hammond joins the Mercatus Center’s David Beckworth on the Macro Musings podcast to discuss his most recent paper, The Free Market Welfare State: Preserving Dynamism in a Volatile World,” along with some of his other research.
Also on this episode of Macro Musings: Sam and David also discuss the repercussions of the China shock, how to reform America’s welfare system, and the design characteristics that would define an ideal social insurance state.
Listen to the full episode below.
“From Tiananmen to Outsourcing: the Effect of Rising Import Competition on Congressional Voting Towards China” by John Seungmin Kuk, Deborah Seligsohn, & Jiakun Jack Zhang
“Populism and the Economics of Globalization” by Dani Rodrik
“Food Stamp Entrepreneurs” by Gareth Olds
“Diversity and Crowd-Out: A Theory of Cold-glow Giving” by Daniel M. Hungerman
“It Takes a Nation” by Rebecca Blank
“Filthy Lucre: Economics for People Who Hate Capitalism” by Joseph Heath