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Steve Levitt, the iconoclastic University of Chicago economist and co-author of the Freakonomics book series, tracks down other high achievers and asks questions that only he would think to ask. Guests include all-time Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, WNBA champion Sue Bird, Operation Warp Speed chief Moncef Slaoui, and neuroscientist/actress Mayim Bialik. People I (Mostly) Admire is a production of the Freakonomics Radio Network.
 
Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway analyze the weird patterns, the complex issues and the newest market crazes. Join the conversation every Monday and Thursday for interviews with the most interesting minds in finance, economics and markets.
 
EconTalk: Conversations for the Curious is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Shalem College in Jerusalem. The eclectic guest list includes authors, doctors, psychologists, historians, philosophers, economists, and more. Learn how the health care system really works, the serenity that comes from humility, the challenge of interpreting data, how potato chips are made, what it's like to run an upscale Manhattan restaurant, what caused the 2008 financial crisis, the natur ...
 
The Mises Institute, founded in 1982, is an educational institution devoted to advancing Austrian economics, freedom, and peace in the classical-liberal tradition. Our website offers many thousands of free books and thousands of hours of audio and video, along with the full run of rare journals, biographies, and bibliographies of great economists.
 
Disruptors, an RBC podcast, is an ongoing podcast series hosted by SVP John Stackhouse about reimagining Canada’s economy in a time of unprecedented change. It features thought-provoking conversations with Canadian business and innovation leaders about planting the seeds of a new economy.
 
Peter Schiff is an economist, financial broker/dealer, author, frequent guest on national news, and host of the Peter Schiff Show Podcast. The podcast focuses on economic data analysis and unbiased coverage of financial news, both in the U.S. and global markets. As entertaining as he is informative, Peter packs decades of brilliant insight into every news item. Join the thousands of fans who have benefited from Peter’s commitment to getting the real story out to the world.
 
Any society that allows itself to become radically unequal eventually collapses into an uprising or a police state—or both. Join venture capitalist Nick Hanauer and some of the world’s leading economic and political thinkers in an exploration of who gets what and why. Turns out, everything you learned about economics is wrong. And if we don’t do something about rising inequality, the pitchforks are coming.
 
Will Covid-19 reshape the global economy or simply shrink it? What are nations doing to protect jobs and businesses from the fallout, and what will the long-term consequences be for labor markets, global supply chains and government finances? On Stephanomics, a podcast hosted by Bloomberg Economics head Stephanie Flanders—the former BBC economics editor and chief market strategist for Europe at JPMorgan Asset Management—we combine reports from Bloomberg journalists around the world and conve ...
 
Is capitalism the engine of destruction or the engine of prosperity? On this podcast we talk about the ways capitalism is—or more often isn’t—working in our world today. Hosted by Vanity Fair contributing editor, Bethany McLean and world renowned economics professor Luigi Zingales, we explain how capitalism can go wrong, and what we can do to fix it. Cover photo attributions: https://www.chicagobooth.edu/research/stigler/about/capitalisnt
 
The aim of this weekly podcast is to make economics easy, uncomplicated and accessible. With the world at a political, technological and financial tipping point, economics has never been so important to all of us and yet, it’s made inaccessible and complicated by so many. I’ve always thought what is complicated is rarely important and what is important is rarely complicated. That will be our motto. Every week we are going to tease out some big economic or political issue facing us, not just ...
 
Upstream is a radio documentary series that invites you to unlearn everything you thought you knew about economics. Blurring the line between economic analysis and storytelling, we look beyond the numbers to explore a wide variety of themes pertaining to our tumultuous 21st century economy.
 
Eat The Rich is a show about our political economy, late stage capitalism, and the millionaires, billionaires, and multinational corporations hell bent on staving off it’s death rattle. www.patreon.com/eattherich for much more content. Theme song by Gavin Castleton.
 
This podcast gives you a smart, cool headed and down to earth wrap on the latest finance and investing news from Australia & around the world. Investing legends Scott Phillips and Andrew Page walk you through what’s really going on and what you need to know to make great financial decisions. Subscribe to get your regular fix of BS-free money advice. Sign up for the newsletter at fool.com.au/triplem For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app
 
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The broader crypto sector encompasses more than just policies and price action: Decentralized technology has given rise to immersive play-to-earn digital economies where players can maximize their gaming experience. In this “Long Reads Sunday,” NLW takes a step back from the recent regulatory focus to take a look at the world of gaming. He reads th…
 
This week, we do a little vintage Dwight's Bites, in which Dwight discusses the end of the eviction moratorium, the delta variant and the failures of the Biden administration's vaccination plan, and some climate dread.Then, Dwight recounts the Anti-Rent War, a tenants' revolt in Upstate New York against their feudal landlords in the 1800's!patreon.…
 
-- Why doesn’t the share price track the business? -- What’s the deal with ‘fractional shares’? -- Should Bezos really go to space? -- What is the case for investing in Berkshire? -- What is Chi-X? -- My shares just split… where’s my money? -- Why are Aussie shares so ‘cheap’? -- What’s so great about Xero’s business model? See omnystudio.com/liste…
 
Inflation creating illusion of economic growth. Oil prices go up, but energy stocks get beat up. Fed won’t wage a war on inflation, never mind win it. Robinhood steals from the poor and gives to a few rich hedge funds. Saylor’s Bitcoin comparisons are nonsense.Go to https://bambee.com/gold to schedule your FREE HR audit.RATE AND REVIEW the Peter Sc…
 
On this episode of “The Breakdown’s Weekly Recap,” NLW covers the past week’s biggest financial, regulatory and markets news, including: The three simultaneous crypto hearings across Congress Binance’s moves to position itself favorably for oncoming regulation Proposed legislation with sweeping implications to crypto Enjoying this content? SUBSCRIB…
 
On this week's show, Prof. Wolff talks about Chipotle Mexican Grill blaming its price increases on its workers, economist Arthur Laffer's claims that many poor, minority workers are "not worth $15/hour." and false claims that lower taxes help economic growth while higher taxes hurt it. On the second half of the program, Wolff interviews August H. N…
 
Steve continues his conversation with his good friend, MacArthur “Genius Grant” recipient, and fellow University of Chicago economist. Sendhil breaks down the hypothesis of his book Scarcity, explains why machines aren’t competition for human intelligence, and tells Steve why it’s important to appreciate other people’s good ideas before developing …
 
The story about why we have lockdowns has shifted over time from “we have to flatten the curve” to “cases are rising.” Masks didn’t work, then they did, then you needed two, and then none if you were vaccinated.Herd immunity used to mean a certain percentage of the population had either natural or vaccine induced immunity. Then it was changed by th…
 
Today on the Brief: Robinhood's underperforming IPO and settlement battles MicroStrategy’s continued faith in bitcoin Proposed sweeping crypto legislation Robinhood’s underperforming initial public offering came amid settlement after settlement, with the latest coming with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Next on the Brief, Micr…
 
Professor Bradley Birzer from Hillsdale College joins the show to dissect Russell Kirk's famous 1981 essay condemning libertarians. Is libertarianism necessarily utopian and unworkable, as Kirk suggests? Is it hubris to imagine we don't need the state—or even God—to prevent social chaos? Do libertarians have more in common with Communists than cons…
 
Since Joe Biden declared a “return to normal” on July 4th, the covid-19 Delta variant has knocked America’s pandemic recovery off course. Why are so many Americans still unvaccinated and can they be persuaded? We report from Arkansas, which is battling a new wave of infections, find out how the trade-off between liberty and public health dents Amer…
 
Karl Marx never advocated violent revolution, but he did expect that the power balance between capitalists and workers would change. On today’s podcast Steve Keen tells Phil Dobbie that Marx wrongly expected that profits would ultimately shrink, so workers would be fighting for a slice of a shrinking pie. That’s not happened. Perhaps the main reaso…
 
Stocks rose on Thursday as investors looked beyond a weak set of economic data and a mixed batch of corporate earnings results. Traders also considered a Federal Reserve decision that signaled the central bank was still looking for the U.S. economy to recover further before adjusting its monetary policies.…
 
America’s pandemic-driven measures granting relief on mortgages and rent arrears will soon expire, and millions of people are in danger of losing their homes. The Netherlands’ history of slavery is often overlooked; a new exhibition goes to great lengths to confront it. And how Marmite’s love-it-or-hate-it reputation represents an unlikely marketin…
 
America’s pandemic-driven measures granting relief on mortgages and rent arrears will soon expire, and millions of people are in danger of losing their homes. The Netherlands’ history of slavery is often overlooked; a new exhibition goes to great lengths to confront it. And how Marmite’s love-it-or-hate-it reputation represents an unlikely marketin…
 
Tom welcomes Sam Riggall, CEO of Sunrise Energy Metals, to the show. Sam discusses his open letter to the automotive industry regarding metal supply concerns. The auto industry has not been overly concerned with the availability of metals. Lithium, cobalt, and copper are all essential metals that are necessary for battery-based systems. Lithium get…
 
Professor Bradley Birzer from Hillsdale College joins the show to dissect Russell Kirk's famous 1981 essay condemning libertarians. Is libertarianism necessarily utopian and unworkable, as Kirk suggests? Is it hubris to imagine we don't need the state—or even God—to prevent social chaos? Do libertarians have more in common with Communists than cons…
 
First, on the Brief: U.S. growth last quarter performing under economists’ expectations Robinhood's subdued IPO debut "Wild amounts" of capital going into crypto In the main discussion, NLW addresses the specifics, reactions and potential impacts of a crypto provision within the Biden administration’s big infrastructure bill. A draft copy of the pr…
 
Our special guest on the latest edition of The End Game is Greg Jensen, the Co-CIO of Bridgewater Associates, the $140billion asset manager based in Westport, Connecticut. Over his 25-year career at the firm, Greg has spent an inordinate amount of time using historical precedents to construct ever-more complex algorithms to help understand and pred…
 
Contributor(s): Dr Lasana Harris, Professor Anil Seth, Dr Jennifer Sheehy Skeffington, Dr Tiffany Watt Smith, Professor Paul Dolan | This is an event shortcast, a digested version of our live online public events series. This event was recorded on 28th June 2021. A full version is available to download on the LSE player.…
 
MacroVoices Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Shard Capital Strategist and Alternative Investments chief Bill Blain to the show. Bill says secular inflation is here to stay, then goes on to explain several less obvious nuances of the finance industry's readiness for the coming change and much more. Link: https://bit.ly/3fax7hW…
 
In this episode of ACC, Prof. Harvey asserts that capital is becoming ever more centralized. The monopolization of power is inevitable in capitalism. However, according to Harvey, there are significant barriers to the continuity of capital accumulation. People are growing dissatisfied with the current economic conditions, a political system does no…
 
Host Richard Hattersley welcomes AccountingWEB's John Stokdyk and Maddy Christopher to No Accounting for Taste pod booth to cover the latest news and trends from the profession. On the show this week the team explores the virtual finance director (VFD) trend which is sweeping the profession and has become a core offering at Lime Advisory, the firm …
 
Where is the difference between moderation and censorship on tech platforms? Anne McElvoy asks the author of “Dangerous Ideas" whether social media giants were right to ban Donald Trump and if speech should be free even if it’s offensive? The human-rights lawyer also talks about working with asylum seekers and picks a previously-censored book to ta…
 
Does meritocracy create a better world for everyone, or does it create massive inequality? There's been a lot of debate in the last few years about meritocracy, and it's become even more pressing in light of the pandemic. If essential workers are "essential", are they really less meritorious than a banker or accountant? So, we decided to discuss bo…
 
The social-media behemoth revealed huge profits and stressed even bigger plans: to become an e-commerce giant and a hub for digital creators, and to pioneer something called the “metaverse”. After a bruising election, Peru has an inexperienced new president; matching policy to his hard-left platform will be a dangerous game. And the publisher tryin…
 
The social-media behemoth revealed huge profits and stressed even bigger plans: to become an e-commerce giant and a hub for digital creators, and to pioneer something called the “metaverse”. After a bruising election, Peru has an inexperienced new president; matching policy to his hard-left platform will be a dangerous game. And the publisher tryin…
 
The Federal Reserve is theoretically above the fray in Washington, but in these hyperpartisan times both Democrats and Republicans are keen to keep the chair's seat in their camp. As a result, President Joe Biden has a tough decision to make this fall in whether to retain the central bank's current chair, Jerome Powell, who happens to be a Republic…
 
When you think about building a new home, obviously you think of various constraints regarding land, labor, and raw materials. But, of course, you can't build a new home without other basics, like windows, sinks, and bathtubs (or showers). And, just like everything else, these are now in short supply. On this episode, we speak with Trey Northrup, l…
 
Development economists have been doing intensive research in recent years on conditional cash transfer programs as a tool to help get people out of poverty. Meanwhile in the US there has been a lot of talk about Universal Basic Income as a remedy for inequality and social disclocations. On paper, China’s Minimum Livelihood Guarantee, or Dibao, soun…
 
In Europe, there is no competitive market for electrical power. And since power is an important factor of production, it also means the overall marketplace is wasteful, inefficient, and sluggish. Original Article: "Why Europe's Highly Regulated Power Market Is So Bad for Growth" This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. N…
 
If the US wants to strengthen its economic and geostrategic position versus China, it needs to apply the same free market principles that made it prosperous and powerful in the first place. Original Article: "If the US Wants to Beat China, Why Is It Copying China's Socialism?" This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Nar…
 
Trade deficit isn’t a problem until it’s a crisis. Home sales fall while home prices rise. Rent prices increased 25% year over year. Fed’s only monetary policy is talk. Markets may have begun calling the Fed’s bluff. Powell finally admits this inflation is permanent.Thanks https://truebill.com/gold. It could save you hundreds a year.Get your new wi…
 
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