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EconTalk is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Stanford University's Hoover Institution. The eclectic guest list includes authors, doctors, psychologists, historians, philosophers, economists, and more. Learn how the health care system really works, the serenity that comes from humility, the challenge of interpreting data, how potato chips are made, what it's like to run an upscale Manhattan restaurant, what caused the 2008 financial crisis, the nature of consciousness ...
 
Any society that allows itself to become radically unequal eventually collapses into an uprising or a police state—or both. Join venture capitalist Nick Hanauer and some of the world’s leading economic and political thinkers in an exploration of who gets what and why. Turns out, everything you learned about economics is wrong. And if we don’t do something about rising inequality, the pitchforks are coming.
 
Can we learn to make smarter choices? Wharton professor Katy Milkman shares stories of irrational decision making--from historical blunders to the kinds of everyday errors that could affect your future. Choiceology, an original podcast from Charles Schwab, explores the lessons of behavioral economics, exposing the psychological traps that lead to expensive mistakes. Season 1 of Choiceology was hosted by Dan Heath, bestselling author of Made to Stick and Switch. Podcasts are for informational ...
 
Peter Schiff is an economist, financial broker/dealer, author, frequent guest on national news, and host of the Peter Schiff Show Podcast. The podcast focuses on economic data analysis and unbiased coverage of financial news, both in the U.S. and global markets. As entertaining as he is informative, Peter packs decades of brilliant insight into every news item. Join the thousands of fans who have benefited from Peter’s commitment to getting the real story out to the world.
 
Will Covid-19 reshape the global economy or simply shrink it? What are nations doing to protect jobs and businesses from the fallout, and what will the long-term consequences be for labor markets, global supply chains and government finances? On Stephanomics, a podcast hosted by Bloomberg Economics head Stephanie Flanders—the former BBC economics editor and chief market strategist for Europe at JPMorgan Asset Management—we combine reports from Bloomberg journalists around the world and conve ...
 
Economics Detective Radio is a podcast about markets, ideas, institutions, and all things related to the field of economics. Episodes consist of long-form interviews and are generally released on Fridays. Topics include economic theory, economic history, the history of thought, money, banking, finance, macroeconomics, public choice, business cycles, health care, education, international trade, and anything else of interest to economists, students, and serious amateurs interested in the scien ...
 
Economic Update is a weekly nationally syndicated radio program produced by Democracy at Work and hosted by Richard D. Wolff. The program explores complex economic issues and empowers listeners with information to analyze their own financial situation as well as the economy at large. By focusing on the economic dimensions of everyday life - wages, jobs, taxes, debts, and profits - the program explores alternative ways to organize markets and government policies.
 
The Mises Institute, founded in 1982, is an educational institution devoted to advancing Austrian economics, freedom, and peace in the classical-liberal tradition. Our website offers many thousands of free books and thousands of hours of audio and video, along with the full run of rare journals, biographies, and bibliographies of great economists.
 
The aim of this weekly podcast is to make economics easy, uncomplicated and accessible. With the world at a political, technological and financial tipping point, economics has never been so important to all of us and yet, it’s made inaccessible and complicated by so many. I’ve always thought what is complicated is rarely important and what is important is rarely complicated. That will be our motto. Every week we are going to tease out some big economic or political issue facing us, not just ...
 
The World Economic Forum's channel features all our podcast series: - "Cities of Tomorrow" discusses the tools that are needed and the policies that have to be implemented, for cities to become effective actors to help solve the world’s most pressing issues. - "A Glimpse into the Future" explores how breakthrough technologies and innovative ideas can help us shape our future. - "Mapping Global Transformations" is a podcast series featuring leading global experts who are highlighting changes ...
 
Words & Numbers touches on issues of Economics, Political Science, Current Events and Policy. Each Wednesday we'll be sharing a new Words & Numbers podcast featuring Antony Davies Ph.D and James Harrigan Ph.D talking about the economics and political science of current events.
 
Is capitalism the engine of destruction or the engine of prosperity? On this podcast we talk about the ways capitalism is—or more often isn’t—working in our world today. Hosted by Vanity Fair contributing editor, Bethany McLean and world renowned economics professor Luigi Zingales, we explain how capitalism can go wrong, and what we can do to fix it. Cover photo attributions: https://www.chicagobooth.edu/research/stigler/about/capitalisnt
 
Consumers are weird. They don't do what they say they will do and don't act how we think they "should." Enter Melina Palmer, a sales conversion expert with a personal mission to make your business more effective and brain friendly. In this podcast, Melina will take the complex concepts of behavioral economics (the study and science of why people buy - or not) and provide simple, actionable tips you can apply right away in your business. Whether you're a small business or thriving corporation ...
 
The MMT Podcast offers economic analysis on current issues from a Modern Monetary Theory perspective. Aimed at anyone who has ever felt lost in the jargon used by mainstream economics commentators. We believe economics is for everyone. You can help sustain this podcast via Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/MMTpodcast
 
Delivered before breakfast, The Economist Morning Briefing tells you what’s on the global agenda in the coming day, what to look out for in business, finance and politics and, most importantly, what to make of it. Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions, including the full Economist Morning Briefing: https://www.economist.com/briefingoffer Digital subscribers to The Economist should log in at https://briefing.economist.com for access to the full ...
 
Dedicated to the promotion of a free and virtuous society, Acton Line brings together writers, economists, religious leaders, and more to bridge the gap between good intentions and sound economics. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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On the first half of this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on the different metrics used for US unemployment, IMF on uneven recovery, money and US elections, Indigenous People's Day, and lastly China's commitment to digital currency, while big banks hold back other countries. The second half of the show features an interview with Havana pr…
 
This episode is the audio from the latest Great Reset Dialogue, a discussion on how best to use advanced technologies such as machine learning and robotics, with Colombian President Ivan Duque, Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The session is introduced by the World Economic Forum’s Head of Public and Soci…
 
The US presidential election is less than a fortnight away - and Donald Trump and Joe Biden are pulling out all the stops to get the votes. But after a chaotic debate forced moderators to cut the candidates’ mics to stop them interrupting each other, it’s hard to get a grip on what messages they’re trying to get across.How have the different campai…
 
Today is all about the four main feel-good chemicals in the brain and understanding how they work. We will also talk about what drives them so you can boost them for yourself and use them in your business. You may have noticed that I introduced this as a “DOSE” of brain chemicals, which is more than an off-handed phrasing. In fact “DOSE” is the acr…
 
On the first half of this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on the different metrics used for US unemployment, IMF on uneven recovery, money and US elections, Indigenous People's Day, and lastly China's commitment to digital currency, while big banks hold back other countries. The second half of the show features an interview with Havana pr…
 
JC de Swaan does not shy from a challenge. In his new book, Seeking Virtue in Finance: Contributing to Society in a Conflicted Industry (Cambridge University Press, 2020), de Swaan, argues that it is possible to work in finance and not fall prey to the worst ethical ills of a profit maximizing industry. A lecturer at Princeton and partner in at Wal…
 
In an unhampered economy, stock prices would reflect the availability of savings for investment and capital. But in an inflationary economy, rising stock prices suggest something very different.Original article: https://mises.org/wire/no-stock-market-isnt-leading-indicator-economic-prosperityThis Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christop…
 
Harvard Business School professor Rebecca Henderson tells Nick and Goldy why businesses should reject the idea that the sole purpose of the corporation is to maximize shareholder value, and how businesses can help reform the market system. Rebecca Henderson is a professor at the Harvard Business School, a research fellow at the National Bureau of E…
 
Sarvy, Scott, and Carlos interview Jeff Biddle, Professor of Economics at Michigan State University and Past President of the History of Economics Society. Topics include the relationship between Biddle's historical work and his work as a labor economist, the history of agricultural economics, the business cycle work of Wesley Clair Mitchell, and B…
 
There’s a commonly held misconception that the Bank of England is creating extra money and pumping it into circulation through quantitative easing. In this week’s podcast Prof Steve Keen explains how QE amounts to nothing more than an asset swap – so no new money is created. The only way money can be created is through commercial banks issuing loan…
 
Today's guest is Michael McCullough of the University of California, San Diego. We are discussing his book The Kindness of Strangers: How a Selfish Ape Invented a New Moral Code. How did humans, a species of self-centered apes, come to care about others? Since Darwin, scientists have tried to answer this question using evolutionary theory. In The K…
 
Gordon T. Long joined us for a very insightful look at the markets and precious metals. Gordon is super-bullish on gold and silver. Based upon what's happening in the US and abroad he sees a very bullish movement ahead. Stocks may keep on going up as a result of all the liquidity that the Fed keeps pumping into the market and we will see this strat…
 
Election day is coming, and with it more civil unrest seems extremely likely. The New York Police Department is preparing for it. A close friend who’s a NY City Seargant has been told she’ll be working 12 hour shifts and must be on call 24/7. The New York Post has been reporting on a major exodus from the City in anticipation of the event (see here…
 
Author and journalist Fredrik deBoer discusses his book The Cult of Smart with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. DeBoer argues that there is little that can be done to change the distribution of success in K-12 education. He argues that educational reforms like charter schools and No Child Left Behind are doomed to failure. At the end of the conversation…
 
The country has roundly rejected its dictatorship-era charter and mapped out how to fashion a new one. What do Chileans stand to gain—and to lose? Rising populations of the elderly in the world’s prisons are creating deepening problems, both for jailers and the jailed. And we explore a theory that blames political chaos on too many would-be elites.…
 
The country has roundly rejected its dictatorship-era charter and mapped out how to fashion a new one. What do Chileans stand to gain—and to lose? Rising populations of the elderly in the world’s prisons are creating deepening problems, both for jailers and the jailed. And we explore a theory that blames political chaos on too many would-be elites.…
 
Pandemic-struck EU member states are worried about debt and are hesitant to reach for recovery fund loans, and a Covid-19 vaccine trial out of the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca has shown promise in a recent trial. Plus, the FT’s Peter Foster and Judith Evans explain what kind of complications will occur at the UK border after the Brexit tran…
 
Matt Yglesias is the co-founder of Vox, a senior correspondent focuses on politics and economic policy, and a returning guest to the podcast. Matt once again joins Macro Musings to discuss his new book, *One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger.* Specifically, David and Matt talk about how to reinvigorate the economy; through enacting be…
 
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: how to deal with free speech on social media, a “no deal” Brexit can be avoided (10:05), and is a blue wave on the way? (15:52) Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions: www.economist.com/podcastoffer S…
 
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: how to deal with free speech on social media, a “no deal” Brexit can be avoided (10:05), and is a blue wave on the way? (15:52) Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions: www.economist.com/podcastoffer S…
 
Although the Fed insists otherwise, the central bank really has no tools left except money creation, and the Fed will keep printing money in a panicky attempt to prevent a financial collapse.Original article: mises.org/wire/how-long-can-fed-keep-time-bomb-explodingThis Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Mill…
 
Global health bureaucrats would have a much easier time if they could force "renegade" countries like Sweden into line with the power to force a uniform health policy on everyone.Original article: mises.org/wire/global-health-bureaucrats-want-even-more-power-impose-their-plans-across-national-bordersThis Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by …
 
Historically, Europeans had few qualms about conquering and enslaving other Europeans. This presents some problems for the narrative claiming that injustices committed by Europeans are motivated primarily by racism.Original article: https://mises.org/wire/why-racism-cant-explain-europes-drive-conquest-and-colonial-powerThis Audio Mises Wire is gene…
 
Lawyer and libertarian theorist Stephan Kinsella joins the show to discuss the middle chapters of Hoppe's Democracy, The God That Failed—in particular dealing with "desocialization" of collective property, immigration, and free trade. These are the most controversial and widely-discussed parts of the book, and Kinsella provides a fascinating analys…
 
“Promises made, promises kept” is one of President Trump’s campaign slogans. His main achievements on tax, deregulation, or appointing new judges would be hallmarks of any Republican administration. How has Donald Trump changed the country in ways no other president would have? What will linger even if he loses? Adam Roberts, The Economist’s Midwes…
 
"Alright, you got away with it so far, but your truth will be out soon." "I should just leave it for the people who are real experts." "Well done? Oh no, they’ve got it all wrong about me."Are these the nasty little voices in your head you must always deal with? Is there a ‘fraud police’ in your mind that you feel can come knocking anytime you achi…
 
Jeff Deist joins David Gornoski on A Neighbor's Choice for a preview of the Trump, Biden debate. On the aborted 60 minutes Trump interview, Deist says: “Talk to us directly… We don’t need the sham intermediary of CNN or any of these people. That, for me, is what the digital age is all about.” Is Trump the “lesser of two evils?” Deist makes the case…
 
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program is not worthy of a massive investment by the taxpayer—especially since the program doesn't make Americans any safer.Original article: https://mises.org/wire/trillion-dollar-f-35-fighter-program-does-not-make-americans-saferThis Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Michael …
 
Christian Allen the Founder and CEO of the strategic planning firm Money Insights. His team specializes in helping clients understand and implement alternative wealth-building strategies centered around life insurance (and not the type of life insurance you get when you go to your local agent). He’s passionate about making it easier for his clients…
 
While the economy continues to go down hill, stock markets and real estate have been going gangbusters. The flood of money has created winners and losers. Income that was previously spent on travel is going into savings and other purchases. The Chinese travel market has stopped further hitting the international tourist market. People are being more…
 
The true cost of covid-19 lockdowns has become so apparent that even WHO officials must now admit these policies lead to mass impoverishment and immense cost in terms of human lives and human health.Original article by Ryan McMaken: mises.org/wire/even-who-officials-now-admit-lockdowns-are-extreme-policies-disastrous-resultsThis Audio Mises Wire is…
 
America’s final presidential debate had less noise and more substance. But polls seem immovable and nearly 50m Americans have already voted; will the race change? South Korea’s population-boosting efforts have failed, so it is encouraging more women into the workforce—and that will redress some long-standing inequalities. And crunching 70 years’ wo…
 
America’s final presidential debate had less noise and more substance. But polls seem immovable and nearly 50m Americans have already voted; will the race change? South Korea’s population-boosting efforts have failed, so it is encouraging more women into the workforce—and that will redress some long-standing inequalities. And crunching 70 years’ wo…
 
Lawyer and libertarian theorist Stephan Kinsella joins the show to discuss the middle chapters of Hoppe's Democracy, The God That Failed—in particular dealing with "desocialization" of collective property, immigration, and free trade. These are the most controversial and widely-discussed parts of the book, and Kinsella provides a fascinating analys…
 
Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, clashed over issues from the pandemic to foreign policy in their final presidential election debate. Then, the FT’s Demetri Sevastopulo will explain why local races in Texas and around the US could dictate the political make-up of the country for years to come. Plus, Gilead has received the fir…
 
Contributor(s): Dr Sebastian Diessner, Dr Corrado Macchiarelli, Mara Monti, Professor Ewald Nowotny, Professor Claudia Wiesner | The ECB's actions during the crisis were of immediate political importance, not only for the financial and banking sector but for the European Union and its legitimacy altogether.Drawing on different experiences, Sebastia…
 
Contributor(s): Dr Sebastian Diessner, Dr Corrado Macchiarelli, Mara Monti, Professor Ewald Nowotny, Professor Claudia Wiesner | The ECB's actions during the crisis were of immediate political importance, not only for the financial and banking sector but for the European Union and its legitimacy altogether.Drawing on different experiences, Sebastia…
 
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