Our economic cannibalism | The Washington Post

Our economic cannibalism; Robert J. Samuelson In The Washington Post; 2017-10-08.

tl;dr → <quote>They argue that the economy is riddled with self-serving arrangements, mainly benefiting the rich, that impose excess costs on the poor and middle class and reduce economic growth.</quote>

Book

Brink Lindsey, Steven Teles; The Captured Economy: How the Powerful Enrich Themselves, Slow Down Growth, and Increase Inequality 1st Edition; Oxford University Press; 2017-11-01; “ASIN:019062776X: Kindle: $17, paper: $22+SHT.

Mentions

  • Lots of factoids, sourced from the publiser’s media package.

Who

  • Edward Glaeser, staff [faculty?], Harvard University.
  • Brink Lindsey, staff [staff], Niskanen Center.
  • Steven M. Teles, staff [faculty?], Johns Hopkins University.