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
Michael Matheson Miller on Poverty, Inc 2015-11-02
Cesar Hidalgo on Why Information Grows 2015-10-26
Yuval Harari on Sapiens 2015-10-19
Pete Boettke on Katrina, Ten Years After 2015-10-12
Tim O'Reilly on Technology and Work 2015-10-05
Pete Geddes on the American Prairie Reserve 2015-09-28
Tina Rosenberg on the Kidney Market in Iran 2015-09-21
Mitch Weiss on the Business of Broadway 2015-09-14
William MacAskill on Effective Altruism and Doing Good Better 2015-09-07
Paul Robinson on Cooperation, Punishment and the Criminal Justice System 2015-08-31
Jesse Ausubel on Agriculture, Technology, and the Return of Nature 2015-08-24
Rachel Laudan on the History of Food and Cuisine 2015-08-17
Summer Brennan on Wilderness, Politics and the Oyster War 2015-08-10
Roger Berkowitz on Fish, Food, and Legal Sea Foods 2015-08-03
Eric Hanushek on the Education, Skills, and the Millennium Development Goals 2015-07-27
Wences Casares on Bitcoin and Xapo 2015-07-20
Lee Ohanian, Arnold Kling, and John Cochrane on the Future of Freedom, Democracy, and Prosperity 2015-07-13
Alvin Roth on Matching Markets 2015-07-06
Matt Ridley on Climate Change 2015-06-29
Morten Jerven on African Economic Growth 2015-06-22

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