Ebenezer Scrooge: Hero or Villain?

Ryan McMaken and Tho Bishop debate whether Ebenezer Scrooge’s words and actions teach us important economic truths, or if he’s just an ignorant crank.

Additional Reading

“The Case for Ebenezer” by Butler Shaffer: Mises.org/RR_45_01

“Scrooge Defended” by Michael Levin: Mises.org/RR_45_02

“Defending the Miser” by Walter Block: Mises.org/RR_45_03

“Was Scrooge the Victim in A Christmas Carol?” by Ryan McMaken: Mises.org/RR_45_04

“Correcting Scrooge’s Economics” by Ryan McMaken: Mises.org/RR_45_05

“Ebenezer Scrooge’s Tiresome Crusade Against ‘Consumerism'” by Ryan McMaken: Mises.org/RR_45_06

“This Christmas, Let’s Celebrate a Different Scrooge: Scrooge McDuck” by Kristoffer Mousten Hansen: Mises.org/RR_45_07

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