Conversations with Tyler | 16 October 2018 | 2h 30m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Tyler Cowen about the ideas in Stubborn Attachments: A Vision for a Society of Free, Prosperous, and Responsible Individuals. Makes the moral case for prioritising economic growth by not discounting future humans relative to those currently alive.
EconTalk | 8 October 2018 | 1h 13m | Listen Later | iTunes
Discussion with Neil Monnery, about his book Architect of Prosperity, a biography of John Cowperthwaite, the man often credited with the economic success of Hong Kong. Describes the policies that Cowperthwaite championed and the role they played in the evolution of Hong Kong’s economy.
New Books in Economics | 4 April 2018 | 0h 46m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with David Pilling about his book The Growth Delusion: Wealth, Poverty, and the Well-Being of Nations. Sets out how we typically evaluate national economies and offers some alternatives, even though each of those presents their own challenges.
The Guardian’s Audio Long Reads | 19 January 2018 | 0h 37m | Listen Later | iTunes
Fascinating backgrounder on Britain’s world-beating sandwich industry. It transformed the way we eat lunch, then did the same for breakfast – and now it’s coming for dinner.
Making Sense with Sam Harris | 19 June 2018 | 1h 08m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Andrew Yang, author of The War on Normal People, about universal basic income (UBI). Discusses the state of the economy, the rise of automation and AI, and thoroughly canvases the arguments for and against UBI.