Even Caplan recognizes there is a large environmental impact on life outcomes, but he claims families don’t matter. Why, and what does?
And if families don’t matter, what are the implications for libertarian prescriptions in public policy? How might the scientific debate over soft genetic determinism and “parenting-lit” impact policy debates about population and economic growth, health care policy, or education reform?
Join us to hear Murray and Caplan discuss the place of parents and families in society and how these issues inform public policy.