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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Creating Jobs vs. Creating Wealth


Government policies are commonly evaluated in terms of how many jobs they create. Dwight Lee argues that creating more wealth is what we really want to accomplish, and jobs are merely a means to that end. (8:58 minutes)

  • Dwight R. Lee is the O’Neil Professor of Global Markets and Freedom in the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University.