Check This Out: Keynes vs. Hayek in steel-cage-match economics

  • Mon Aug 29th, 2011 4:39pm

What: NPR’s Planet Money podcast

Episode: “The Friday Podcast: Keynes Vs. Hayek,” originally aired on Oct. 28

Recommended by: Kurt Batdorf, Snohomish County Business Journal editor

The pitch: In this episode, Planet Money hosts Adam Davidson and Robert Smith tell the story of a steel-cage match between the world’s two most prominent economists. The fight has been going on for most of a century now, and it’s never been more relevant: John Maynard Keynes versus Freidrich Hayek.

It’s a Deep Read interview with Nicholas Wapshott, the author of the new book “Keynes Hayek: The Clash That Defined Modern Economics.”

You’ll get a humorous, informative return on your investment of 28 minutes.