December 19, 2017

"Stateless Commerce" Book Panel

  • Peter J. Boettke

    Vice President for Advanced Study
  • Peter Leeson

    Senior Fellow, F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
  • David Skarbek

    Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Brown University
  • Barak Richman

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How does the 47th Street diamond district in midtown Manhattan continue to thrive as an ethnic trading network? Why hasn't this trading network been displaced by more advanced methods of exchange? On this episode of the Hayek Program Podcast, Barak Richman discusses his new book 'Stateless Commerce: The Diamond Network and the Persistence of Relational Exchange.'