The Vergecast | 12 November 2019 | 1h 15m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Thomas Philippon about his book The Great Reversal: How America Gave Up on Free Markets. Discusses competition and consolidation in America and Europe and argues that consolidation and reduced competition sees consumers paying much more than they should.
Eat Sleep Work Repeat | 15 April 2020 | 0h 42m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Matthew Syed about his book Rebel Ideas: The Power of Diverse Thinking. Explores the power of diverse thinking and diverse leadership styles and the settings where cognitive diversity is advantageous.
Cross-Examining History | 23 June 2020 | 0h 57m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Barry Gewen about his book The Inevitability of Tragedy: Henry Kissinger and His World. Backgrounds the influences on Kissinger’s development and evaluates his framing of geopolitics in terms of power and national interest rather than ethics.
Planet Money | 25 October 2019 | 0h 21m | Listen Later | iTunes
Backgrounds the development of income pools to spread the income risk of baseball players that can range from enormous to very little. And now it’s spreading to MBA graduates.
Infinite Loops | 23 July 2020 | 1h 51m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Rory Sutherland about his book Alchemy: The Dark Art and Curious Science of Creating Magic in Brands, Business. Discusses the relationship between marketing and innovation; human psychology and behavioural economics; the importance of framing; and stated versus revealed preferences.
Tides of History | 28 May 2020 | 0h 49m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Zach Carter about his book The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes. Discusses the life and legacy of one of the most important figures of the 20th century, creating the economic structures and ideas that defined the Second World War and its aftermath.
The Seen and the Unseen | 19 July 2020 | 1h 46m | Listen Later | iTunes
Wide-ranging interview with Russ Roberts. Topics include his early intellectual influences, the economic lens, Adam’s Smith’s The Theory of Moral Sentiments, Arnold Kling’s The Three Languages of Politics, listening and conversing effectively, moving past a zero-sum mindset, self-delusion, the armour we wear to avoid being revealed.
Tel Aviv Review | 8 June 2020 | 0h 42m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Rashid Khalidi about his book, The 100 Years’ War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917-2017. Discusses his family history and the history of the Palestinian national struggle against Israel and international forces arranged against Palestinian self-determination.