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E59: Bryan Caplan on Housing Regulation, Fertility, and Crime

E59: Bryan Caplan on Housing Regulation, Fertility, and Crime

Update: 2024-05-17
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This week on Upstream, Erik sits down with Bryan Caplan to discuss his new book about housing regulation. The conversation touches on political economy, fertility, crime, and more. beehiiv: Head to https://Beehiiv.com and use code "UPSTREAM" for 20% off your first three months.


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TIMESTAMPS:

(00:00 ) Intro

(00:36 ) Why write "Build, Baby, Build"?

(01:51 ) The value of graphic novels

(05:00 ) Potential benefits of housing deregulation

(11:50 ) Gentrification

(15:20 ) Sponsor: Beehiiv

(16:25 ) The best case in favor of housing regulation

(21:40 ) Fertility rates

(29:00 ) The political economy of housing regulation

(35:59 ) The mechanics of housing regulation

(45:51 ) Challenges of communicating in politics

(51:22 ) Economic thought over time

(56:13 ) Differences in beliefs between generations

(58:48 ) Crime prevention

(1:03:00 ) Bryan's next book

(1:08:05 ) Wrap

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LINKS:

Bryan's book: https://www.amazon.com/Build-Baby-Science-Housing-Regulation/dp/1952223415

Bryan's Blog: https://www.betonit.ai/

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E59: Bryan Caplan on Housing Regulation, Fertility, and Crime

E59: Bryan Caplan on Housing Regulation, Fertility, and Crime

Erik Torenberg