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I interview the economist Bryan Caplan about his new book, Labor Econ Versus the World, and many other related topics. Listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, etc: https://anchor.fm/dwarkeshpatel/episodes/23-Bryan-Caplan---Labor-Econ--Poverty---Mental-Illness-e1h2ghi Buy Bryan's book: ht...

I interview the economist Bryan Caplan about his new book, Labor Econ Versus the World, and many other related topics.

Listen to this episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, etc: https://anchor.fm/dwarkeshpatel/episodes/23-Bryan-Caplan---Labor-Econ--Poverty---Mental-Illness-e1h2ghi

Buy Bryan's book: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09QF44HHG

Follow me on Twitter for new episodes: https://twitter.com/dwarkesh_sp

Check out my blog: https://dwarkeshpatel.com/

Timestamps:
0:00:00 Intro
0:01:35 How many workers are useless, and why is labor force participation so low?
0:04:49 Is getting out of poverty harder than we think?
0:11:45 Are elites to blame for poverty?
0:15:58 Is human nature to blame for poverty?
0:20:13 Remote work and foreign wages
0:25:45 The future of the education system?
0:30:33 Do employers care about the difficulty of a curriculum?
0:34:15 Why do companies and colleges discriminate against Asians?
0:43:03 Applying Hanania's unitary actor model to mental health
0:51:40 Why are multinationals so effective?
0:54:39 Open borders and cultural norms
0:59:15 Is Tyler Cowen right about automation?

(From Youtube)

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