The Power of Independent Thinking


Stay Connected
Get the latest updates straight to your inbox.

Volume 22  Number 3  •  Winter 2018
All Issues:  

The Joys of Yiddish and Economics
By Daniel B. Klein
This article appeared in the Winter 2018 issue of The Independent Review

Humorist, scriptwriter, and RAND Corp. alumnus Leo Rosten studied at the London School of Economics in the 1930s, attended a class by F. A. Hayek, and was a friend and admirer of Milton and Rose Friedman. Little wonder, then, that his well-known book The Joys of Yiddish (1968) is sprinkled with economic insights.

 PDFRead the Full Article (PDF, 7 pages)

Other Independent Review articles by Daniel B. Klein
    Fall 2012   Most Economists Welcome Ideological Openness
    Fall 2012   The Improprieties of the Pretense of Knowledge
    Fall 2011   Against Overlordship
[View All (16)]

  • Catalyst