Bryan Caplan is a Professor of Economics at George Mason University and blogger for EconLog. He is the author of The Myth of the Rational Voter named “the best political book of the year” by the New York Times, and Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids. His next book, The Case Against Education, will appear in 2017. Caplan has published in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, TIME, American Economic Review, Economic Journal, Journal of Law and Economics, and Intelligence, and appeared on 20/20 and C-SPAN.
On Poverty: Who is to blame?
Bryan Caplan talks about poverty. He touches on the impact of immigration on productivity, irresponsible behaviour on a microeconomic level, who to blame for these issues and his utilitarian philosophy.