Showing results by author "Bryan Caplan"

Categories

All Categories

2 results
Sort by
    • The Case Against Education

    • Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money
    • By: Bryan Caplan
    • Narrated by: Allan Robertson
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 174

    Despite being immensely popular - and immensely lucrative - education is grossly overrated. In this explosive book, Bryan Caplan argues that the primary function of education is not to enhance students' skill but to certify their intelligence, work ethic, and conformity - in other words, to signal the qualities of a good employee.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Finally, someone says what needs to be said about education

    • By Brandon B. on 05-17-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Myth of the Rational Voter

    • Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies
    • By: Bryan Caplan
    • Narrated by: David Drummond
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121

    The greatest obstacle to sound economic policy is not entrenched special interests or rampant lobbying, but the popular misconceptions, irrational beliefs, and personal biases held by ordinary voters. This is economist Bryan Caplan's sobering assessment in this provocative and eye-opening book.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Refreshing

    • By Lyle Wincentsen on 05-12-11

    Regular price: $25.00