Kling on the Three Languages of Politics Patterico points out this podcast by economist/writer Arnold Kling where he discusses his theory about the fundamentally different ways that progressives, conservatives, and libertarians view the world. Kling says that, basically, the three...
As I have said, I am a fan of the Russ Roberts podcast Econ Talk. His latest guest was Arnold Kling, who advances an interesting theory about the way that progressives, conservatives, and libertarians approach the world. Kling’s theory is designed to help us all understand one another, and make it harder to demonize one [...]
Arnold Kling, author of The Three Languages of Politics, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the ideas in the book. Kling argues that Progressives, Conservatives, and Libertarians each have their own language and way of looking at the world that often doesn't overlap. Show More Summary
Arnold Kling, The IRS Scandal: To me, the real story is the low status of the Tea Party. As others [...]
(May 14, 2013 12:17 PM, by Art Carden) I just read Arnold Kling's Featured Article on Mark S. Weiner's The Rule of the Clan. On the strength of the review I bought the book. Here's Kling's summary of Weiner: 1. A decentralized order is possible. Indeed, it is... (0 COMMENTS)
1. Arnold Kling on why centralized states are better than clans. And is Haiti now open for business? 2. What can be done to improve struggling high schools? (pdf) 3. Will the slowdown in health care cost inflation persist? 4. Who are the reformist conservatives? 5. Nature symposium on GMOs, and the causes of the [...]
Arnold writes: It’s called The Three Languages of Politics. It’s an extended take on the three-axis model. Get it! Write a charitable review! Use this post to give me your comments!
1. Six false claims about automated AI grading. 2. Review of the new Knausgaard, it sounds spectacular. 3. Luttwak blames South Korea. 4. Eleven of the most unusual elevators. 5. Arnold Kling predicts no useful discussion of the disability issue.
Re-posted from Economist’s View, Mark Thoma points to Arnold Kling 'Is the Demand for Skill Falling?' who points to this this NBER paper: Is the Demand for Skill Falling?, by Arnold Kling: Paul Beaudry, David A. Green, and Benjamin M. Show More Summary
Arnold Kling: Is the Demand for Skill Falling?, by Arnold Kling: Paul Beaudry, David A. Green, and Benjamin M. Sand have a paper with an intriguing abstract, which says in part, Many researchers have documented a strong, ongoing increase in...
1. Is Washington D.C. the wealthiest area in the US? 2. Could a bookstore make you move to Canada? 3. Arnold Kling on budget cuts and austerity. 4. What does Pi have to do with gravity? 5. Deepak Lal criticizes technological pessimism. 6. Explainer on the nightmare bacteria, and Russians discover new bacteria under the [...]
(February 1, 2013 05:12 PM, by Bryan Caplan) In case you missed it: 1. Arnold Kling critiques Michael Huemer's new book. 2. Huemer responds, with a few extra lines from me, and Kling offers his rejoinder.... (0 COMMENTS)
1. Russ Roberts speaks with Kevin Kelly. 2. Fuchsia Dunlop has a blog. 3. There is no great stagnation (moisturizing jeans). 4. Scott Sumner explains his views on price inflation. And here is Arnold Kling on the Greek Phillips Curve. 5. More on whether there is a new Icelandic housing bubble. 6. Goodhart, Baker, and [...]
1. Arnold Kling recalculates the fake health care chart. 2. Scott Sumner has thoughts on some fiscal matters. 3. 10 objects from 3-D printing, should I be impressed?, you tell me. 4. The neuroscience of pickpockets. 5. Is “The Big Sort” false?
He's looking at you, William Poole, David Warsh, Allan Meltzer, Arnold Kling, John Taylor, Michael Panzner, Mickey Levy, and others… David Beckworth: >Macro and Other Market Musings: The Fed, The Budget Deficit, and The Facts: My last post generated some heated push back from the hard-money types. Show More Summary
1. Taxes and cliffs, excellent post by John Cochrane. 2. Arnold Kling’s book picks (at his new blog!) 3. An argument for the double marginalization of alcohol supply. 4. The future of education, especially the non-on-line part? 5. The new NYT blog on fiscal affairs, and are you more logical about money when speaking a [...]
Arnold Kling took a break from blogging, but is coming back. But under an explicit set of personal guidelines. About This Blog: I decided to go with my own blog, rather than return to EconLog, because I want to have total control over the blog content. Show More Summary
(November 24, 2012 04:57 PM, by David Henderson) Many of the visitors to this blog were disappointed when Arnold Kling stopped blogging in August, actually three months ago today. This blog owes a lot to Arnold: he started Econlog under a different name. The good news for Arnold's... (0 COMMENTS)
The blog is here, the subtitle is “taking the most charitable view of those who disagree.” Arnold is a favorite of mine, along a variety of dimensions I might add.