Unrelated to that X-mas Eve post...
I once saw an Economist on Squawk Box who insisted that nearly all economists collectively agree on all major policy prescriptions. I
|Nassim Taleb, Wikipedia|
In any case, wouldn't a Krugman-Feldstein debate or a Taleb-Krugman debate be an interesting spectacle? I'd settle for a Twitter smack-down.
|Paul Krugman, Wikipedia|
I miss the old TV debates that featured thought leaders at opposite ends of a policy spectrum, hashing out their differences on politics and economics. My favorite debater remains the late William F. Buckley.*
*Amazon Prime members can access some of WFB's old Firing Line debates -- free.