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
Joel Peterson on Leadership, Betrayal, and the 10 Laws of Trust 2018-05-07
Ryan Holiday on Conspiracy, Gawker, and the Hulk Hogan Trial 2018-04-30
Jonah Goldberg on The Suicide of the West 2018-04-23
Jerry Muller on the Tyranny of Metrics 2018-04-16
Vincent Rajkumar on the High Price of Cancer Drugs 2018-04-09
Michael Munger on Traffic 2018-04-02
Edward Glaeser on Joblessness and the War on Work 2018-03-26
Beth Redbird on Licensing 2018-03-19
Arnold Kling on Economics for the 21st Century 2018-03-12
Nassim Nicholas Taleb on Rationality, Risk, and Skin in the Game 2018-03-05
Elizabeth Anderson on Worker Rights and Private Government 2018-02-26
Jordan Peterson on 12 Rules for Life 2018-02-19
Bryan Caplan on the Case Against Education 2018-02-12
Helen Pluckrose and James Lindsay on the Enemies of Modernity 2018-02-05
Marian Goodell on Burning Man 2018-01-29
John Ioannidis on Statistical Significance, Economics, and Replication 2018-01-22
Bill James on Baseball, Facts, and the Rules of the Game 2018-01-14
Dick Carpenter on Bottleneckers 2018-01-08
Kelly Weinersmith and Zach Weinersmith on Soonish 2018-01-01
Matt Stoller on Modern Monopolies 2017-12-25

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