Selected articles from the audio edition of The Economist
Our editors and correspondents give their authoritative take on the markets, the economy and the world of business. Published every Wednesday on Economist Radio.
Get a daily burst of global illumination from The Economist’s worldwide network of correspondents as they dig past the headlines to get to the stories beneath—and to stories that aren’t making headlines, but should be.
The Economist unlocks American politics, tackling a new theme each week and digging into the data, ideas, and history shaping the country at this dramatic moment. John Prideaux, The Economist's US editor, hosts with Charlotte Howard, New York bureau chief, and Washington correspondent Jon Fasman. Correspondents from across the US and the rest of the world plus expert guests - politicians, pollsters, professors - join the in-depth reporting and discussion every Friday.
One question posed to a high-profile newsmaker, followed up with lively debate. Anne McElvoy hosts The Economist's chat show. Published every Friday on Economist Radio.
Named after Charles Babbage, a 19th-century polymath and grandfather of computing, Babbage is a weekly podcast on science and technology. Host Kenneth Cukier talks to our correspondents about the innovations, discoveries and gadgetry making the news. Published every Tuesday on Economist Radio.
Economics is a study of choice and decision making. So in this podcast we will be discussing economic ideas, their application and their impact in the economy.
Peter Konjoian (Grower) & Michelle Klieger (Economist) share expert insights to help small and medium-sized growers adjust to the rapidly changing 2020 farm season.
Every weekday our global network of correspondents makes sense of the stories beneath the headlines. We bring you surprising trends and tales from around the world, current affairs, business and finance—as well as science and technology.
For over 175 years, The Economist has provided fair, rigorous, and mind-stretching analysis for a globally curious audience. This podcast, from Economist Impact, builds on that legacy by providing perspectives for industry and management to understand how the world is changing, and how that creates opportunities to be seized, and risks to be managed. Each episode will draw on the expertise of our editors, and other thought leaders to examine insights from our global programmes of research an ...
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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.
On Economics Explained, we take a look at interesting countries, policies, and decisions from the point of view of an economist. The world is an interesting place and we hope to uncover some of this intrigue in our short, informative podcasts.
Economist Steve Keen talks to Phil Dobbie about the failings of the neoclassical economics and how it reflects on society.
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of five New York Times bestsellers. His books include The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing and public lectures ...
It might start with a lightbulb moment or a sudden flash of insight—but having an idea and making a success of it are very different things. It’s the gap between invention and innovation. In six monthly episodes, we’ll find out about the gamechangers.
Economist and scholar Beth Akers seeks to inform aspiring students about how to make strategic decisions about their higher education. Speaking on topics like how to use data to shop for college or non-college alternatives, how to utilize the student loan system to your advantage, and more, Beth cuts through the romanticism we often attach to college decision making and teaches listeners how to make decisions that are grounded in data and fact.
First American’s economic podcast examining the forces that influence real estate, housing and affordability, featuring First American Chief Economist Mark Fleming, Ph.D. and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi.
At the crossroads of economics and freight there is Freightonomics. This show is hosted by FreightWaves market expert Zach Strickland and economist Anthony Smith.
Join Chief Economist Mark Zandi, Ryan Sweet and Cristian deRitis as they discuss key indicators and other aspects of the global economy. Contact us at email@example.com. Visit online at www.economy.com/economicview
Through conversations with top thinkers in the social sciences and beyond, economist Shruti Rajagopalan explores the ideas that will propel India forward.
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 ...
For over 60 years CEDA has debated and discussed critical issues through our research and events platform – now we bring the conversation right to you with our Podcasts. Hear directly from some of the best and brightest policy minds in Australia and around the world, alongside our CEO Melinda Cilento and Chief Economist Jarrod Ball, as we explore the issues and pursue solutions that deliver better economic and social outcomes for the greater good.
Rising global temperatures have already increased the frequency of floods, wildfires, droughts, and heatwaves around the world. If humanity does not change course rapidly, the effects of climate change will become more extreme. What can be done to avoid this outcome? Vijay Vaitheeswaran, the Economist’s global energy and climate innovation editor, will be joined weekly by expert guests to explore how everything—from finance to agriculture, transport to international policy—will have to chang ...
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A podcast covering the latest on the economy with JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking’s Head Economist, Jim Glassman.
Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad P. Bown (Peterson Institute for International Economics) cohost a podcast about the economics of international trade and policy. From trade wars to trade deals, this podcast covers trade developments with insights and economic analysis from two of the world's top trade geeks.
Antony Davies and James R. Harrigan co-host Words & Numbers, where they look at current events through the eyes of an economist and a political scientist. The show is aimed at interested non-experts. Regular episodes come out each Wednesday and bonus episodes each Saturday.
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The Economists uses the tools of economics to shine a light on life.
Think Like an Economist and you’ll see the world more clearly, empowering you to make better decisions at work, at home, and in your community. Leading economists Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers will take you on a joyous romp through their field as they introduce you to the big ideas in economics, and show how you can apply them to live in your own life. Their signature approach reveals that every decision is an economic decision and this podcast uncovers the economic forces that shape t ...
Follow the Money Radio brings you the most cutting-edge commentary on economic and geopolitical topics with great guests and timely investing ideas. Hosted by popular economist and best-selling author, Jerry Robinson.
Distribution of goodies in our society is determined by families, firms, and governments. Attempts to change how rewards and punishments, benefits and costs, are spread through the population cause conflict. The hosts are an economist, Morton Marcus, and a financial advisor, John Guy. Expect whimsy.
Inspiring and thought-provoking conversations with leading thinkers about influential ideas on business, technology, economics, and science. Hosted by Martin Reeves, Chairman of the BCG Henderson Institute, and Philipp Carlsson-Szlezak, Chief Economist of BCG. For more ideas and inspiration, sign up to receive BHI INSIGHTS, our monthly newsletter, and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.
We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable life lessons, but these Cautionary Tales are for the education of the grown ups – and they are all true. Tim Harford (Financial Times, BBC, author of “The Data Detective” and “The Undercover Economist”) brings you stories of awful human error, tragic catastrophes, daring heists and hilarious fiascos. They'll delight you, scare you, but also make you wiser. iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries.
Steve Levitt, the iconoclastic University of Chicago economist and co-author of the Freakonomics book series, tracks down other high achievers and asks questions that only he would think to ask. Guests include all-time Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, WNBA champion Sue Bird, Operation Warp Speed chief Moncef Slaoui, and neuroscientist/actress Mayim Bialik. People I (Mostly) Admire is a production of the Freakonomics Radio Network.
Hosted by PropertyPal’s very own Managing Director and Chief Economist, join Errol, Jordan and special guests as they share industry insights to help listeners learn all about property. Whether you’re a property professional or a future first-time buyer, we have something for you. We’d love to hear from you, submit your questions and comments here: bit.ly/3tDqaw4
In this podcast, Sam & John exchange perspectives on current events that are impacting our economy and influencing investment strategies. Trading Perspectives is hosted by Oakworth Capital Bank's Chief Economist, John Norris and Portfolio Manager, Sam Clement. https://www.oakworthcapital.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org
The Grumpy Economist Podcast features Hoover Institution Senior Fellow John Cochrane offering analysis and commentary on the news of the day from a humorous free-market perspective.
Daniel Lacalle works as a fund manager and as a professor of global economics. He is the author of several popular economics books published by Wiley, Post Hill Press and Business Expert Press, as well as being a columnist and contributor to various print and digital publications.
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OUT TO LUNCH finds economist and Tulane finance professor Peter Ricchiuti conducting business New Orleans style: over lunch at Commander’s Palace restaurant. In his 9th year in the host seat, Ricchiuti’s learned but uniquely NOLA informal perspective has established Out to Lunch as the voice of Crescent City business. You can also hear the show on WWNO 89.9FM.
Where the world cycle comes from, what cycles are, how we use them. How cycles charts are created. Examples of market cycles in action.
Award winning host, author and journalist Laura Flanders interviews forward-thinking people from the world of politics, business, culture and social movements. The show explores actionable models for creating a better world by reporting on the people and movements driving systemic change. We spotlight the solutions of tomorrow, today. The show airs on PBS stations in over 200+ US markets, and airs on 40+ community radio stations, and is available on YouTube and as a podcast. Online subscribe ...
Everywhere around us are echoes of the past. Those echoes define the boundaries of states and countries, how we pray and how we fight. They determine what money we spend and how we earn it at work, what language we speak and how we raise our children. From Wondery, host Patrick Wyman, PhD (“Fall Of Rome”) helps us understand our world and how it got to be the way it is.
Two months after the Taliban’s victory, civilians face a looming disaster. Will Western governments dig their heels in, or turn the aid taps back on? India’s government has increasingly turned to high-tech means for delivering government services. But its digital-first solutions are inaccessible to millions of citizens. And we look at the business …
A much hotter Earth by 2100 and happy results for Google and Microsoft See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The World Health Organisation recently declared that air pollution is the greatest environmental threat to health globally. What do cities and governments need to do to clean up their act? Also, we explore how Occam’s razor, a theory from a medieval theologist, has influenced science. And, could music be an effective way to communicate with extra…
A coup in Sudan and Tesla joins the $1trillion club See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Federal government has secured a commitment to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 just in time for COP26, the United Nations climate change conference, in Glasgow next week. But will it be enough when other nations are already looking to 2030 commitments? To discuss what COP26 means for Australia, CEDA CEO Melinda Cilento is joined by ANU Crawf…
Efforts to combat climate change have been primarily focused on mitigation - limiting the amount of greenhouse-gas emissions in the atmosphere. But even with those efforts, the planet's temperature will continue to rise, leading to more extreme weather events. How will humanity adapt? Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft, tells us why adaptation…
Fact or fiction: Overcoming health misinformation - episode sponsored by Google In this episode, Jason Wincuinas speaks to Masato Kajimoto, Associate Professor, at Hong Kong University in The Journalism and Media Studies Centre, and award-winning journalist Syed Nazakat, founder and CEO of DataLEADS, a digital media and information initiative, and …
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the real-time revolution transforming economics, how insurgency, secessionism and banditry threaten Nigeria (10:06) and our Bartleby columnist on why corporate mission statements deserve more than an eye-roll (17:39) Please subscribe to The Economi…
Wages are going up and employees are walking out - some to strike, some never to come back. American workers have more leverage than before the pandemic. How permanent is this shift in power? The Economist’s Simon Rabinovitch takes us to a picket line in Pennsylvania and we go back to an earlier walk out in Hollywood. Betsey Stevenson, one of Presi…
In this episode, you will see why corruption is not the problem and you will as well learn the root causes that hide under corruption. You will start seeing the gap in the thinking that the problem of Africa or third world countries is corruption, which in my opinion is a misleading thought. So listen in and get refreshed. You can connect with me o…
This year’s award celebrates two journalists working in countries where the screws are tightening on media freedom. Host Anne McElvoy asks Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Russia’s Dmitry Muratov how they are defending the free press. The editor of Novaya Gazeta explains why he has dedicated his medal to murdered colleagues and the co-founder of …
Higher inflation looks likely to last into 2022. The Bank of England could be the first big central bank to raise interest rates—why might it make the first move? Also, our team explores how real-time data are upending economics. And Michael Dell, boss of the eponymous tech firm, on why founders are leaving Silicon Valley for Texas and why PCs are …
Beth speaks with Kevin James, founder and CEO of Better Future Forward, about income-share agreements, their role in the future of paying for college, and what might stand in the way of this promising innovation.By Beth Akers
#99 Faith and Freedom God gives us the freedom to choose or reject HIs offer of salvation. So we assume He wants us to be as free as possible in our economic lives. Freedom is not free Free is not freedom When I encounter someone who has served in the military, my common expression is…By The Christian Economist by Dave Arnott
Andrew Ogden is this week's guest expert. He is a plant breeder and a horticulturalist by training, but didn't grow up on a farm. For over a decade he has owned and operated a farm in Costa Rica. He went back to school because he wanted to empirically test many of the organic methods, which would ultimately help growers. This summer he completed hi…
Paying for things using your phone has become far more widespread during the pandemic. But Western consumers are playing catch-up. Mobile payments have been widespread for more than a decade in Africa, and in particular in Kenya, where the world’s first successful mobile-money system, called M-PESA, was launched in 2007. Why did it take off in Keny…
Their work drew conclusions from unintended experiments, or so-called natural experiments — real events or policy changes that can be studied empirically to answer important questions in society.By NPR
Hoover Institution fellow John Cochrane talks with Casey Mulligan about what’s in the reconciliation bill. They focus on how the programs will work, or fail to work as well as what incentives and disincentives do they give.By Hoover Institution