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
Marina Krakovsky on the Middleman Economy 2016-03-21
David Autor on Trade, China, and U.S. Labor Markets 2016-03-14
Will Davies on the Economics, Economists, and the Limits of Neoliberalism 2016-03-07
Alison Wolf on Women, Inequality and the XX Factor 2016-02-29
Matt Ridley on the Evolution of Everything 2016-02-22
Adam Cifu on Ending Medical Reversal 2016-02-15
Adam Ozimek on the Power of Econometrics and Data 2016-02-08
Timothy Taylor on Government vs. Business 2016-02-01
James Heckman on Facts, Evidence, and the State of Econometrics 2016-01-25
Josh Luber on Sneakers, Sneakerheads, and the Second-hand Market 2016-01-18
Greg Ip on Foolproof 2016-01-11
Robert Frank on Dinner Table Economics 2016-01-04
Noah Smith on Whether Economics is a Science 2015-12-28
Philip Tetlock on Superforecasting 2015-12-21
George Selgin on Monetary Policy and the Great Recession 2015-12-14
Canice Prendergast on How Prices Can Improve a Food Fight (and Help the Poor) 2015-12-07
David Mindell on Our Robots, Ourselves 2015-11-30
Michael Munger on EconTalk's 500th Episode 2015-11-23
Brian Nosek on the Reproducibility Project 2015-11-16
Robert Aronowitz on Risky Medicine 2015-11-09

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