Lifestyle Economics

What David Hume and Adam Smith Teach Us About the Modern Nanny State



Matthew Lesh quoted in The Daily Mail


Matthew Lesh writes for ConservativeHome

IEA research featured on the Adam Smith Works podcast

Mercatus Center Senior Research Erik Matson, author of New Paternalism Meets Older Wisdom, has appeared on EconLib’s Adam Smith Works podcast to discuss his new IEA book.

Erik discussed the differences between classical paternalism and new, nudge-style paternalism, and the importance of freedom of choice.

Listen to the podcast here.

You can also read a copy of New Paternalism Meets Older Wisdom.

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