Gregory Clark, economics professor at UC-Davis, joins me to talk about how genetics determines your social status, what policy can do about social mobility, and advice for those considering a career in economic history.
You can find Professor Clark's work at the following links:
Book (A Farewell to Alms): http://faculty.econ.ucdavis.edu/faculty/gclark/a_farewell_to_alms.html
Book (The Son Also Rises): http://faculty.econ.ucdavis.edu/faculty/gclark/the_Son_Also_Rises.html
Families of England Research: http://www.familiesofengland.com