#1652: Paul Krugman’s “Arguing With Zombies” | The Book Show

March 18, 2020 00:30:00
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Nobel Prize-winning economist, Paul Krugman, is one of the most recognizable and trusted voices on economics and policy today. In his new book “Arguing with Zombies: Economics, Politics and the Fight for a Better Future,” Krugman explains the complexities of health care, housing bubbles, tax reform and Social Security.

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