Scott Hershovitz on Nasty, Brutish, and Short

Books on Pod with Trey Elling | 19 May 2022 | 0h 59m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Scott Hershovitz about his book Nasty, Brutish, and Short: Adventures in Philosophy with My Kids. Uses the perspective of children to explore philosophy. Covers punishment, authority, sex, gender, race, and more.

Julie Bogart on Raising Critical Thinkers

Books on Pod with Trey Elling | 1 March 2022 | 0h 59m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Julie Bogart about her book Raising Critical Thinkers: A Parent’s Guide to Growing Wise Kids in the Digital Age. Outlines practical approaches to help children develop their critical thinking skills.

Robert Larzelere: Parenting Styles, Authoritative Parenting, and Spanking

The Dissenter | 31 January 2022 | 0h 32m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Robert Larzelere about the specific disciplinary methods that make authoritative parenting effective. Discusses parenting styles, and temperamental differences in children; authoritative parenting; spanking, when it is effective, when it is abusive, and alternatives to it; the effects of spanking bans; and the negative outcomes of adopting the wrong style of parenting, particularly when dealing with more defiant children.

Jessica Lahey on Parenting & Addiction

The Tim Ferriss Show | 9 December 2021 | 1h 50m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Jessica Lahey about her books The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed and The Addiction Inoculation: Raising Healthy Kids in a Culture of Dependence. Discusses parenting, her journey to sobriety, and writing.

The Economist’s Guide to Parenting: 10 Years Later

Freakonomics Radio | 21 October 2021 | 0h 51m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Ten years ago Freakonomics asked a bunch of economists with young kids how they approached child-rearing (episode 39). This episode checks in with the children about their parents. It’s hilarious, covering nature versus nurture, capitalism versus Marxism, and why you sometimes don’t tell your friends that your father is an economist.

Claudia Goldin on the Economics of Inequality

Conversations with Tyler | 6 October 2021 | 0h 49m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Claudia Goldin discussing the US gender earnings gap, what’s behind falling marriage rates for those without a college degree, why the wage gap flips for Black women versus Black men, theoretical approaches for modeling intersectionality, gender ratios in economics, why she’s skeptical about happiness research, how the New York Times wedding announcement page has evolved, the problems with for-profit education, the value of an Ivy League degree, whether a Coasian solution existed to prevent the Civil War, which Americans were most likely to be anti-immigrant in the 1920s, her forthcoming work on Lanham schools, and more.

“Career & Family”: Professor Claudia Goldin

Rocking Our Priors | 15 October 2021 | 0h 57m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Claudia Goldin about her book Career and Family: Women’s Century-Long Journey toward Equity. Discusses why men dominate business leadership, the role of testosterone, preferences versus discrimination, why there are more women in management in the USA than Europe, what would reduce the gender pay gap, and more.

Yesterday’s podcast with Claudia Golding is an excellent introduction to her book Career and Family. Today’s drills into the issues and compares across countries. Tomorrow’s discusses Goldin’s wider body of work.

I recommend Alice Evan’s blog for more on this topic. To be wowed, start with Why are North and South India so different on gender?

Claudia Goldin, “Career and Family: Women’s Century-Long Journey toward Equity”

New Books in Economics | 15 October 2021 | 0h 51m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Claudia Goldin about her book Career and Family: Women’s Century-Long Journey toward Equity. Traces how generations of women responded to the problem of balancing career and family as the twentieth century experienced a sea change in gender equality, revealing why true equity for dual-career couples remains frustratingly out of reach. Describes the trade-off between flexibility and “greedy” jobs that reward family-unfriendly hours.