Ronald Coase Interviewed on EconTalk Podcast

Coase on Externalities, the Firm, and the State of Economics
Russ Roberts
EconTalk
May 21, 2012

Nobel Laureate Ronald Coase of the University of Chicago talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about his career, the current state of economics, and the Chinese economy. Coase, born in 1910, reflects on his youth, his two great papers, "The Nature of the Firm" and "The Problem of Social Cost". At the end of conversation he discusses his new book on China, How China Became Capitalist (co-authored with Ning Wang), and the future of the Chinese and world economies.

Faculty: 
Ronald H. Coase