Nice Letter About Me, Not So Nice About Bryan Caplan

From: M Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 10:11 PM To: wblock@loyno.edu Subject: Caplan the Praxeologist Dear Professor Block, Hello! Today I came across a blog post from Bryan Caplan which made me think of your attempts to engage him on methodology. Particularly it brought to mind the story of your dissertation and Gary Becker’s incredulity at your empirical findings. Caplan makes the same move in this post (http://www.econlib.org/archives/2018/03/priors_and_the.html) on illicit drug use. I recall that Caplan once replied to you re: Becker’s implicit praxeology along the lines that “well, there was a significant empirical literature on rent control and your … Continue reading Nice Letter About Me, Not So Nice About Bryan Caplan