Science Salon | 11 June 2017 | 0h 57m | Listen Later
Interview with Walter Scheidel about his book The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the 21st Century. Traces the global history of inequality, showing that inequality declines when carnage and disaster strike and increases when peace and stability return.
EconTalk | 11 May 2020 | 1h 38m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Branko Milanovic about his book, Capitalism, Alone: The Future of the System That Rules the World. Discusses inequality, the challenge of corruption in the Chinese system, and Milanovic’s claim that in American capitalism, the texture of daily life is increasingly affected by the sharing economy and other opportunities.
Masters in Business | 25 October 2019 | 1h 16m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with economist and Nobel laureate Michael Spence discussing information signalling, how economies develop and grow, the impacts of technology, government institutions and intellectual capital.
Analysis | 1 June 2014 | 0h 28m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with economic historian Deirdre McCloskey on the role of ideas and attitudes in creating modern prosperity and where our priorities should lie today.
Freakonomics Radio | 6 February 2018 | 0h 42m | Listen Later
A new perspective on the gender pay gap, using data from over a million Uber drivers. Offers three behavioural differences as explanations for the gender pay gap, notwithstanding Uber’s gender agnostic algorithms.