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A second conversation with economist John Cochrane
John Cochrane is the Rose-Marie and Jack Anderson Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and the author of The Grumpy Economist Blog. Before that John was a Distinguished Senior Fellow of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, he’s taught both MBA and PhD programs. And a fellow of the Becker-Friedman Institute, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is a past President and Fellow of the American Finance Association, and a Fellow of the Econometric Society. He’s served as the editor of numerous economics journals. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Physics at MIT, and earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of California at Berkeley.
- 0:00 - Intro
- 1:15 - Inflation, supply chain crisis & labor market shortages
- 16:15 - Weird economic signals, looming recession?
- 20:30 - Administrative state + government competence
- 28:30 - Climate change
- 37:30 - The media & censorship
- 43:45 - Bitcoin
- 50:00 - Central banks digital currencies
- 1:00:30 - Government’s role in money
- 1:07:00 - The relationship between debt & inflation
- 1:19:00 - Stanford Free Speech / University of Austin
- 1:33:00 - Nobel prize / institutional failure — rebuild or build anew?