Freedom, Populism, and Big Tech
About the speaker
Professor of Economics at George Mason University and New York Times Bestselling author.
Caplan wrote The Myth of the Rational Voter, which was named “the best political book of the year” by the New York Times, Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids, The Case Against Education, and Open Borders (co-authored with Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal’s Zach Weinersmith). Caplan’s latest project, Poverty: Who To Blame, is now well underway.
Caplan also writes for EconLog. He is published in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, TIME, Newsweek, Atlantic, American Economic Review, Economic Journal, Journal of Law and Economics, and Intelligence, and has appeared on ABC, BBC, Fox News, MSNBC, and C-SPAN.
Books by Bryan Caplan
Cited Works (In order of reference)
- Grey, John. “The New Tech Totalitarianism: When Companies Know More About Us Than We know About Ourselves.” In New Statesman. February 6, 2019
- Zuboff, Shoshana. The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power. New York. PublicAffairs (2019).
- Cowen, Tyler. The Great Stagnation: How America Ate the Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will (Eventually) Feel Better. New York City. Dutton-Penguin (2010).
- Caplan, Bryan. “Historically Hollow: The Cries of Populism. The Library of Economics and Liberty.” In The Library of Economics and Liberty. July 4, 2019.