New Books in Economics | 9 November 2018 | 0h 57m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Andrew Yarrow about his book Man Out: Men on the Sidelines of American Life. Evaluates the economic and cultural forces driving the population of men who leave the workforce, isolate themselves, and ultimately become angry.
Economic Rockstar | 29 January 2015 | 0h 53m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Marina Adshade abut the ideas in her book Dollars and Sex: How Economics Influences Sex and Love. Applies the principles of supply and demand and other market forces to matters of love, courtship, sex, intimacy, and marriage. Humourous and insightful.
The Indicator from Planet Money | 27 August 2018 | 0h 09m | Listen Later | iTunes
The Venezuelan economy has collapsed after years of economic mismanagement and a deepening political crisis. Harvard-based Venezuelan economist, Ricardo Hausmann, has developed an indicator that captures the scale of the economic catastrophe.
Social Science Bites | 2 February 2017 | 0h 15m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with economist Michelle Baddeley discussing social herding, which often follows from an information imbalance, real or perceived, in which a person follows the wisdom of crowds. Touches on finance, neuroeconomics, groupthink, reputation and safety in numbers.