30 November 2015


The Glenn Show

Glenn Loury invites guests from the worlds of academia, journalism and public affairs to share insights on economic, political and social issues.


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Jun 29, 2014 — Glenn Loury & Harold Pollack
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On The Glenn Show, Glenn talks to Harold about politics domestic and international. They start out by analyzing violent crime in Chicago’s South Side. Harold explains inner-city violence with game theory. Then, they turn to international affairs: Does Pope Francis have moral authority in the Middle East? Will the Holocaust ever become politically irrelevant? Finally, Harold gives up on presidential politics, and Glenn argues that, on international affairs, Obama is worse than Nixon.
Jun 8, 2014 — Glenn Loury & Larry Kotlikoff
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On The Glenn Show, Glenn and Larry argue about superstar economist Thomas Piketty. Larry contends that the best-selling Capital in the Twenty-First Century is sensationalistic and wrong. If Piketty’s a “fraud,” why do Krugman, Summers, Solow, and other eminent economists like his book? Finally, Glenn urges economists to read history.