The Stock Market is Heartless, be a bayesian about risk taking, about those $2,000 checks (with Allison Schrager)

Stocks soar to record highs as an armed insurrection invades Capitol Hill and millions of Americans remain susceptible to the worst pandemic in a century. How? How is this possible?

Josh’s guest is Allison Schrager, an economist, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, contributing editor at City Journal, co-founder of LifeCycle Finance Partners, LLC and the author of the book An Economist Walks Into a Brothel. Allison writes about risk, reward, retirement systems, pensions, the economy and political policies that affect all of our lives.

You can subscribe to her letter, Known Unknowns, here: https://www.allisonschrager.com/

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