Robert H. Frank

Cornell University

Robert H. Frank is the Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management and a professor of Economics at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. He contributes to the "Economic View" column, which appears every fifth Sunday in The New York Times.

His books include The Darwin Economy: Liberty, Competition, and the Common Good (2011) and the best-selling book, The Economic Naturalist: In Search of Explanations for Everyday Enigmas (2009). He also co-authored Principles of Economics with Ben Bernanke.

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The Darwin Economy: Liberty Competition and the Common Good

NOV 16, 2011 Podcast

The Darwin Economy: Liberty Competition and the Common Good

Should economic policies be guided less by economist Adam Smith and more by naturalist Charles Darwin? Robert Frank thinks so, and has some provocative tax ...