Tag: James Bessen

  • Pragmatic Engagement, Anyone?

    There’s a stack of books on my desk, several of which would be sparking widespread discussion in ordinary times.  Four stand out: Five Easy Theses: Commonsense Solutions to America’s Greatest Economic Challenges (Houghton Mifflin, 2016), by James Stone; Learning By Doing: The Real Connection between Innovation, Wages, and Wealth (Yale, 2015), by James Bessen; Move:…