Russ Roberts and Mike Munger on How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life

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EconTalk host Russ Roberts is interviewed by long-time EconTalk guest Michael Munger about Russ's new book, How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness. Topics discussed include how economists view human motivation and consumer behavior, the role of conscience and self-interest in acts of kindness, and the costs and benefits of judging others. The conversation closes with a discussion of how Smith can help us understand villains in movies.
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1:04:23
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 06:30:00 EST
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EconTalk: Russ Roberts
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