EconTalk is an award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel Prize winners, and exciting speakers on all kinds of topical matters related to economic thought. Host Russ Roberts, of the Library of Economics and Liberty and the Hoover Institution, draws you in with lively guests and creative repartee. Topics include health care, business cycles, economic growth, free trade, education, finance, politics, sports, book reviews, and the curiosities of everyday decision-making. Look for related readings and the complete archive of previous shows at, where you can also comment on the podcasts and ask questions.


Title Date published
George Will on the Conservative Sensibility 2019-09-16
Daron Acemoglu on Shared Prosperity and Good Jobs 2019-09-09
David Deppner on Leadership, Confidence, and Humility 2019-09-02
Andrew Roberts on Churchill and the Craft of Biography 2019-08-26
Tyler Cowen on Big Business 2019-08-19
Arthur Diamond on Openness to Creative Destruction 2019-08-12
Andy Matuschak on Books and Learning 2019-08-05
Shoshana Zuboff on Surveillance Capitalism 2019-07-29
Chris Arnade on Dignity 2019-07-22
Michael Brendan Dougherty on My Father Left Me Ireland 2019-07-15
Arthur Brooks on Love Your Enemies 2019-07-08
Adam Cifu on the Case for Being a Medical Conservative 2019-07-01
Eric Topol on Deep Medicine 2019-06-24
Anja Shortland on Kidnap 2019-06-17
Bjorn Lomborg on the Costs and Benefits of Attacking Climate Change 2019-06-10
Alain Bertaud on Cities, Planning, and Order Without Design 2019-06-03
David Epstein on Mastery, Specialization, and Range 2019-05-27
Mary Hirschfeld on Economics, Culture, and Aquinas and the Market 2019-05-20
Robert Burton on Being Certain 2019-05-13
Mauricio Miller on Poverty, Social Work, and the Alternative 2019-05-06

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