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Economic Rockstar

By Frank Conway

Economic Rockstar brings to you each week an economist or financial analyst who shares their research interests or ideas. Hear their views on different schools of economic thinking - Chicago, Austrian, Keynesian and Classical, behavioral economics, stock markets, and how economics and finance can be used in our lives.

  1. 1.
    175: Glenn Hubbard on Leadership Values, Supply-Side Economics and Manhattanville02/15/2019
    22:07
  2. 2.
    174: Wendy Carlin on The Core Project, Capitalism, Democracy and Normative Statements01/31/2019
    54:42
  3. 3.
    173: Stephen Wright on Core Econ as a Learning Resource for Mainstream Economics01/28/2019
    15:24
  4. 4.
    172: Best of 2018 Part 2: From the Great Depression to Futurism; Institutions, Individualism and Cooperation01/21/2019
    1:56:24
  5. 5.
    171: Best of 2018 Part 101/02/2019
    1:50:17
  6. 6.
    170: Jim Rogers on Investing in 2019 and the US Debt Problem12/23/2018
    56:47
  7. 7.
    169: Jennifer Murtazashvili on Democracy and Informal Order in Afghanistan and Uzbekistan12/16/2018
    1:05:50
  8. 8.
    168: Harry Markowitz on His Journey Through Philosophy and Finance and Not Being Done Yet12/01/2018
    1:02:08
  1. 9.
    167: James Kenneth Galbraith on Inequality, Democracy and the Impact of the Financial Crisis on Greece11/25/2018
    59:17
  2. 10.
    166: Naomi Brockwell on Bitcoins, Blockchain and ICOs11/16/2018
    34:13
  3. 11.
    165: Stephen Wright on Valuing the Stock Market Using Equity q11/09/2018
    1:13:58
  4. 12.
    164: Nicholas Gruen on Data Sharing and Reform in Economic Thinking11/01/2018
    1:20:29
  5. 13.
    163: Kevin Kelly on the Inevitable and Asking Questions of the Unknown10/26/2018
    1:07:45
  6. 14.
    162: Jennifer Burns on Ayn Rand:Goddess of the Market and Objectivism10/20/2018
    58:16
  7. 15.
    161: Tyler Cowen on Stubborn Attachments - A Vision for a Society of Free and Prosperous Individuals10/11/2018
    55:31
  8. 16.
    160: Arjo Klamer on the Value of Culture and Art in Economics10/04/2018
    1:23:44
  9. 17.
    159: Diane Coyle Rebroadcast on GDP, Its Shortcomings and Alternative Measures09/23/2018
    57:31
  10. 18.
    158: Robin Hanson Rebroadcast: The Age of Em and How Brain Emulations Will Double Economic Growth Every Month09/14/2018
    1:04:01
  11. 19.
    157: François Allisson on Value and Prices in Russian Economic Thought09/08/2018
    1:16:15
  12. 20.
    156: Peter Boettke on Hayekian Economics, Political Economy and Social Philosophy08/31/2018
    1:55:38
  13. 21.
    155: Lotta Moberg on Refugee Cities and the Blockchain Industry as Special Economic Zones08/25/2018
    1:09:01
  14. 22.
    154: Pat Holt on the Economics in Spider-Man, Wonder Woman and Black Panther08/17/2018
    1:09:10
  15. 23.
    153: Sarah Skwire and Steve Horwitz on Their Writing Approach, Advice, Habits and Struggles08/11/2018
    1:43:25
  16. 24.
    152: David Kyle Johnson on Economics and Philosophy in Soylent Green08/04/2018
    1:05:45
  17. 25.
    151: David Kyle Johnson Unreleased Bonus Episode Continuing Our Conversation from Episode 14608/02/2018
    37:13
  18. 26.
    150: Chris Blattman on Crime, Cocaine, Chicago Gangs and the Colombia Mafia07/28/2018
    1:23:48
  19. 27.
    149: Soumaya Keynes on Tariffs, Trump and Trade Agreements07/20/2018
    1:08:52
  20. 28.
    148: Tom W. Bell on Special Economic Zones, Copyright and Liberland07/15/2018
    1:16:08
  21. 29.
    147: Ngaio Hotte on Resource Economics, Externalities and Elinor Ostrom07/08/2018
    1:08:09
  22. 30.
    146: David Kyle Johnson on Science Fiction as Philosophy and Finding Nietzsche's Übermensch in Economics06/30/2018
    1:07:29
  23. 31.
    145: Marie Mora on Puerto Rican Socioeconomic Outcomes in the US and the AEA Mentoring Program06/24/2018
    1:05:12
  24. 32.
    144: Donald Boudreaux on International Trade, Tariffs and Protectionism06/15/2018
    1:15:54
  25. 33.
    143: Mike Melissinos on Launching an Investment Firm Using the Trend Following System06/10/2018
    1:06:15
  26. 34.
    142: Niels Kaastrup-Larsen on Time, Diversification and Asset Allocation in Trend Following Strategies06/02/2018
    1:14:43
  27. 35.
    141: Dan Hamermesh on the Economics of Sleep05/27/2018
    50:27
  28. 36.
    140: Michael Covel on the Trend Following Strategy that Beats the Market05/12/2018
    1:07:01
  29. 37.
    139: Loretta Napoleoni on North Korea The Country We Love to Hate05/06/2018
    1:06:28
  30. 38.
    138: Rebecca Moryl on Using Economics Podcasts in the Classroom to Connect to the Real World04/29/2018
    57:45
  31. 39.
    137: Rakesh Ramachandran on Crypto Economics and How Knowledge of Austrian Economics Created His Blockchain Company QBRICS04/21/2018
    55:49
  32. 40.
    136: Abby Hall on the Boomerang Effect and the Militarization of the US Domestic Police Force04/14/2018
    1:12:12
  33. 41.
    135: David Zetland Bonus Episode04/08/2018
    42:07
  34. 42.
    134: Edward Castronova on the Economy of Virtual Worlds03/30/2018
    1:24:20
  35. 43.
    133: David Zetland on Climate Change and Water Civilization03/23/2018
    1:05:15
  36. 44.
    132: Eric Lonergan on the Philosophy of Money Part 203/19/2018
    49:21
  37. 45.
    131: Vernon Smith Previously Unreleased Bonus Episode03/12/2018
    18:36
  38. 46.
    130: Eric Lonergan on the Philosophy of Money (Part 1)03/01/2018
    1:04:06
  39. 47.
    129: Sarah Skwire on the Sensibility of Literature for Economic Thinking02/23/2018
    1:10:57
  40. 48.
    128: Sarah Smith on the Economics of Charitable Giving and Gender Roles in Economics02/16/2018
    55:28
  41. 49.
    127: Barry Eichengreen on the Importance of Economic History, the IMF and Reserve Currencies02/08/2018
    54:35
  42. 50.
    126: Jeffrey Miron on Libertarianism, Drug Legalization and Genghis Khan02/01/2018
    58:43
  43. 51.
    125: Eugene Fama on the Efficient Market Hypothesis, the Federal Funds Rate, Bitcoin and Daily Routines01/25/2018
    1:00:49
  44. 52.
    124: Emily Oster on Diabetes and Diet, Disease and Vaccinations and Debunking Pregnancy Myths01/18/2018
    54:05
  45. 53.
    123: Vernon Smith on Life During the Great Depression and World War II, Overcoming Adversity and Life as an Economist01/11/2018
    1:06:31
  46. 54.
    122: Robin Hanson on The Elephant in the Brain: Hidden Motives in Everyday Life01/01/2018
    56:29
  47. 55.
    121: Doug McKee and Edward O'Neill on Teach Better and Using Technology in the Classroom01/30/2017
    1:05:30
  48. 56.
    120: Best of 2016 Part 201/21/2017
    1:32:54
  49. 57.
    119: Best of 2016 Part 101/05/2017
    1:07:13
  50. 58.
    118: Zachary Feinstein on Systemic Risk and Economics in Star Wars and Harry Potter12/30/2016
    45:55
  51. 59.
    117: Courtney Conrad on Broadway Economics and What We Can Learn Through Musicals12/23/2016
    54:56
  52. 60.
    116: Brian O'Roark on The Economics of Superheroes and The Hunger Games12/16/2016
    59:08
  53. 61.
    115: Edward Conard on the Upside of Inequality: How Good Intentions Undermine the Middle Class12/09/2016
    1:04:38
  54. 62.
    114: Deirdre McCloskey on Equality and Greed and How To Be a Very Good Economist12/01/2016
    56:44
  55. 63.
    113: Jonathan McEvoy on Globalisation, National Autonomy, Capitalism and the Economic Resonance in Timeless Songs11/24/2016
    55:51
  56. 64.
    112: Stuti Khemani on Making Politics work for Development and Using Creativity and the Arts to Make Better Policy Decisions11/17/2016
    53:58
  57. 65.
    111: Greg Mankiw on Writing, Carbon Tax, Health Care and Education at the Economics Teaching Conference in Florida 201611/10/2016
    59:26
  58. 66.
    110: Beatrice Cherrier on the Economics of 'The Wire' and the Beginning of Economics at MIT11/04/2016
    1:01:49
  59. 67.
    109: Julia Norgaard on the Online Black Market for Drugs and Why Detection Rates are Low10/27/2016
    48:37
  60. 68.
    108: Steve Horwitz on Spontaneous Order, the Microfoundations of Macroeconomics and Three Economic Myths10/20/2016
    55:03
  61. 69.
    107: Jaclyn Lindo on Hawaii Land-Based Learning as a Method for Teaching Economics and a Flipped Classroom in Practice10/13/2016
    50:51
  62. 70.
    106: Michael Kofoed on the Effectiveness of an Economics Major in the Military and How the Pomegranate Defunded the Taliban10/06/2016
    1:02:16
  63. 71.
    105: Jana Gallus on the Economics of Non-Financial Awards and How Editor Retention on Wikipedia Can Be Maintained09/29/2016
    55:28
  64. 72.
    104: Russ Roberts on How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life and the Theory of Moral Sentiments09/22/2016
    1:01:12
  65. 73.
    103: Brian Mills on the Labor Market in Baseball, the Umpire Strikes Back and R09/15/2016
    49:20
  66. 74.
    102: Matías Vernengo on John Maynard Keynes and the Evolution of Keynesian Economic Thinking09/08/2016
    50:36
  67. 75.
    101: Chris Coyne on the Opportunity Cost of War, Exporting Democracy and the Nirvana Fallacy09/01/2016
    58:41
  68. 76.
    100: Emily Skarbek on the Economics of Natural Disasters and the Samaritan’s Dilemma08/25/2016
    47:06
  69. 77.
    099: Rodney Fort on Sport Economics, Big Data in Baseball and the Value of Hosting an Olympic Games08/18/2016
    1:05:29
  70. 78.
    098: Kirk Du Plessis on Options Trading and Creating on Online Teaching and Trading Platform08/11/2016
    45:53
  71. 79.
    097: Peita Diamantidis on Being a Finance Action Hero and Gamifying How You Manage Your Finances08/04/2016
    51:42
  72. 80.
    096: Cameron Murray on the Robinson Crusoe Economy and Blogging toward your PhD07/28/2016
    58:53
  73. 81.
    095: Scott Burns on Mobile Money Banking in Africa and the Success of M-Pesa07/21/2016
    1:01:13
  74. 82.
    094: Daniel Crosby on Stock Market Investment Errors and the Price Earnings Ratio07/14/2016
    50:30
  75. 83.
    093: Arthur Charpentier on Freakonometrics, Machine Learning and Big Data07/07/2016
    1:00:00
  76. 84.
    092: Graham Brownlow on Rent Seeking, Cliometrics and the Economics of the DeLorean06/30/2016
    48:08
  77. 85.
    091: The Age of Em by Robin Hanson06/23/2016
    46:23
  78. 86.
    090: Stefan Szymanski on Soccernomics and How Sabermetrics, Inequality and Finance Rules the Sport06/16/2016
    51:38
  79. 87.
    089: James Brusseau on Wealth Inequality and the Accursed Share06/09/2016
    56:28
  80. 88.
    088: Denise Cummins on Fairness in Economics, Altruism and the Prisoners Dilemma06/02/2016
    1:05:08
  81. 89.
    087: Asgeir B. Torfason on the Economy of Iceland and Explaining Negative Cashflows in Banks05/26/2016
    1:02:13
  82. 90.
    086: Philip Pilkington on Determinism and the Reformation in Economics05/19/2016
    1:03:44
  83. 91.
    085: Michael Roberts on Understanding Karl Marx and His Thinking on Capitalism05/12/2016
    59:31
  84. 92.
    084: Mises v Marx: A Discussion with Peter Boettke05/05/2016
    1:00:03
  85. 93.
    083: Stephen Kinsella on Stock Flow Models, Rent Controls and Being the Green Lantern of Economics04/28/2016
    59:48
  86. 94.
    082: Peter Boettke on Smith and Keynes and Why We Should Be 'Living Economics'04/21/2016
    1:03:18
  87. 95.
    081: Julie Nelson on the Importance of Ecology in Economics and the Misconception of Gender Roles in the Economy04/14/2016
    48:26
  88. 96.
    080: Will Australia's Property Market and Economy Go Down Under? An Episode Featuring Steve Keen04/07/2016
    38:57
  89. 97.
    079: Bryan Caplan on Parenting, the Case Against Education and the Rational Voter03/31/2016
    40:19
  90. 98.
    078: Arnold Kling on the Hidden Story of How Markets Work, the Mortgage Crisis and How We Pay for Health Care03/24/2016
    56:04
  91. 99.
    077: The Irish Economy 100 years on from the 1916 Easter Rising03/17/2016
    42:16
  92. 100.
    076: Greg Ip on Foolproofing the Economy and Why Stability is Destabilizing03/10/2016
    41:00
  93. 101.
    075: Kate Bahn on Monopsony in the Market for Teachers and the Economics of Retirement03/03/2016
    48:23
  94. 102.
    074: Peter Leeson on The Invisible Hook: The Hidden Economics of Pirates02/25/2016
    56:08
  95. 103.
    073: Robin Hanson on The Age of Em and How Brain Emulations Will Double Economic Growth Every Month02/18/2016
    59:08
  96. 104.
    072: Friedrich A. Hayek - That Entrepreneurial Knowledge is Situational and Commonsensical, Not Scientific02/11/2016
    18:59
  97. 105.
    071: Darshak Patel on Using Popular Culture to Engage Economics Students in the Classroom and Online02/04/2016
    57:17
  98. 106.
    070: Chronis Lalas on Prospect Theory and 'Making a Behavioral Economist'01/28/2016
    48:52
  99. 107.
    069: Diane Coyle on GDP, Its Shortcomings and Alternative Measures01/21/2016
    54:27
  100. 108.
    068: Daron Acemoglu on Why Nations Fail and Why Inequality Exists Between Countries01/14/2016
    51:30
  101. 109.
    067: Leigh Caldwell on Cognitive Economics and the Mathematics of Behavioral Economics01/07/2016
    56:14
  102. 110.
    066: Best of 2015 Part 201/01/2016
    1:36:55
  103. 111.
    065: Best of 2015 Part 112/31/2015
    1:48:46
  104. 112.
    064: Oliver Payne on Transitioning from a Marketing Creative to a Behavioral Scientist12/24/2015
    1:01:43
  105. 113.
    063: Todd Tresidder on Financial Freedom and the 7 Steps to 7 Figures12/17/2015
    49:26
  106. 114.
    062: Stephen Terry on Real Business Cycles, Total Factor Productivity, Short-Termism and Doing a PhD12/10/2015
    44:49
  107. 115.
    061: Roger Whitney on the Myths to Retirement Planning and the Lazy Mans Method to Saving12/03/2015
    51:23
  108. 116.
    060: Manu Saadia on Trekonomics - The Economics of Star Trek: Scarcity, Productivity and Public Goods11/26/2015
    58:04
  109. 117.
    059: Shawn Humphrey on La Ceiba Microfinance, Tribal Teaching and Creating a Culture of Commitment in the Classroom11/19/2015
    57:08
  110. 118.
    058: Morten Jerven on Poor Numbers and Why Economists Get It Wrong With Africa11/12/2015
    54:01
  111. 119.
    057: Alvin Roth on Match-Making, Repugnant Markets and Market Design11/05/2015
    42:06
  112. 120.
    056: Campbell Harvey on Improving Significance Tests, the Importance of Positive Skew and the Future of Blockchain10/29/2015
    56:04
  113. 121.
    055: David Skarbek on the Economics of Prison Gangs and The Social Order of the Underworld10/22/2015
    44:15
  114. 122.
    054: Christine Exley on the Economics of Volunteering, Market Failure in the Homeless Dog Market and Wagaroo10/15/2015
    48:56
  115. 123.
    053: Helena Norberg-Hodge on Localisation, Trade Treaties and the Economics of Happiness10/08/2015
    48:52
  116. 124.
    052: Alex Tabarrok on Globalisation, Bounty Hunters and Leveraging Online Education10/01/2015
    58:42
  117. 125.
    051: Eyal Winter on How Excessive Giving Ensures the Survival of the Human Race and on the Beautiful Mind of John Nash09/24/2015
    54:04
  118. 126.
    050: Dan Ariely on Irrational Behavior and the Importance of Our Environment When Making Decisions09/17/2015
    58:44
  119. 127.
    049: Jez Groom and Jon Haywood on How a Cleverly Designed Nudge Can Change People's Behavior - Including How We Pee09/10/2015
    51:59
  120. 128.
    048: Steve Hanke on Currency Boards, Moral Hazard and the Benefits of Privatization09/03/2015
    45:24
  121. 129.
    047: Victor Ricciardi on The Psychology of Financial Planning and Investing08/27/2015
    51:54
  122. 130.
    046: Shanta Devarajan on The World Bank, Quiet Corruption, Government Failure and Comparative Advantage08/20/2015
    51:55
  123. 131.
    045: Jon Manning on the Art of Pricing and How Economic Theory Has Got Pricing All Wrong08/13/2015
    52:36
  124. 132.
    044: Nancy Folbre on Feminist Economics and the Care Economy08/06/2015
    41:53
  125. 133.
    043: Herbert Gintis on Game Theory and the Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding Human Behavior07/30/2015
    50:42
  126. 134.
    042: Parviz Parvizi on Clammr, Coffee, Coase and the Economy of Iran07/23/2015
    52:46
  127. 135.
    041: Dermot Hayes on Comparative Advantage, Feeding the Chinese and the Malthusian Catastrophe07/16/2015
    39:10
  128. 136.
    040: Rebecca Harding on Trade Finance and How Delta Economics Can Help Identify Growth Opportunities World-wide07/09/2015
    44:48
  129. 137.
    039: David Zetland on Aguanomics, Water Scarcity, Water Wars and ‘Toilet-to-Tap’07/02/2015
    50:24
  130. 138.
    038: Leah Bell on Being an Angry Grad and Setting Yourself Up for a Life of Success06/25/2015
    52:33
  131. 139.
    037: Noah Smith on Austrian Theory Being a 'Bad Joke', Heterodox Models and Efficient Markets06/18/2015
    47:27
  132. 140.
    036: Jason Shogren on Music and Endogenous Risk and Rationality in the Environmental Goods Market06/11/2015
    1:03:16
  133. 141.
    035: Stephen Young on Being Car Free and the Behavioural Economics of Owning A Car06/04/2015
    49:36
  134. 142.
    034: David Simon on Meatonomics and How the Meat and Dairy Industry Impose Substantial Negative Externalities on Society05/28/2015
    43:29
  135. 143.
    033: Abdullah Al-Bahrani on the Economy of Oman and How Racial Discrimination Empowered Him to Succeed in Life and in Economics.05/21/2015
    48:34
  136. 144.
    032: Joe Gladstone on the 'Pay What You Want' Pricing Model and Using Big Data to Understand You Better05/14/2015
    45:58
  137. 145.
    031: Matt Rousu on Experimental Auctions and the Need for Peer-Reviewed Economic Impact Studies05/07/2015
    42:37
  138. 146.
    030: Kim Holder on Rockonomix and Teaching Economics Through the Lens of Sport, Music and Movies04/30/2015
    47:51
  139. 147.
    029: John Cochrane on the Future of Finance, MOOC Education, Regulation and the Case for Free Markets04/23/2015
    50:18
  140. 148.
    028: Alice Louise Kassens on Nudging Students to Study Economics and Why Mainstream Media Should Publish Research on Mental Health04/16/2015
    46:23
  141. 149.
    027: Craig Medico on How Economics Saved My Career, Using Technology in the Classroom and Why I’m off to Wrestling School04/09/2015
    45:03
  142. 150.
    026: Thomas O'Grady on How Writing a PhD on Demographics Revealed an Opportunity in the San Francisco Housing Market04/02/2015
    53:03
  143. 151.
    025: Dan Hamermesh on the Economics of Beauty: Attractive People Are More Successful03/26/2015
    39:30
  144. 152.
    024: Greg Davies on Behavioral Finance and Controlling Your Emotions When Making Trading Decisions03/19/2015
    50:18
  145. 153.
    023: Loretta Napoleoni on Financing Terrorism and the Creation of the Islamic State03/12/2015
    44:49
  146. 154.
    022: Josh Angrist on Taking the Con Out of Econometrics - Kung Fu Style03/05/2015
    1:00:21
  147. 155.
    021: Paul Dolan on the Economics of Happiness02/26/2015
    36:23
  148. 156.
    020: George Magnus on The Age of Ageing, China and the EU02/19/2015
    45:06
  149. 157.
    019: Mark Thornton on the Decriminalization of Marijuana and the Skyscraper Curse02/11/2015
    24:38
  150. 158.
    018: Mark Thornton on Austrian Economics and Why the Nazi's and the KGB Wanted Mises Papers02/05/2015
    29:35
  151. 159.
    017: Marina Adshade on Understanding Economics the Sexy and 'Hard' Way01/29/2015
    53:04
  152. 160.
    016: Jack Schwager on How You Can Become a Market Wizard with Fundseeder.com01/22/2015
    51:37
  153. 161.
    015: Niels Kaastrup-Larsen on Trend Following Strategies and Stock Market Turmoil Ahead01/15/2015
    51:40
  154. 162.
    014: Shoshana Grossbard on Why Dry Cleaners Charge Women More, on the Economics of Love & Marriage and on Polygamy01/08/2015
    51:08
  155. 163.
    013: Frank Conway Reviews the Personal Habits and Advice of the Economic Rockstar Guests of 201401/01/2015
    59:04
  156. 164.
    012: Yoram Bauman on Cartoons, Being a Stand-Up Economist & His Passion to Save the Environment12/25/2014
    49:06
  157. 165.
    011: Steve Keen on Debunking Economics and the Misinterpretation of Keynes12/18/2014
    50:01
  158. 166.
    010: Douglas Goldstein on How Chess Can Teach Us Lessons on Strategic Financial Planning12/11/2014
    47:42
  159. 167.
    009: Naomi Brockwell (Bitcoin Girl) on Bitcoins, Liberty, Government and Fiat Currency12/04/2014
    48:43
  160. 168.
    008: Robbie Butler on Using Sports to Teach Entry-Level Economics11/26/2014
    38:17
  161. 169.
    007: Ryan Blair- Gangster turned Millionaire on Decision-Making, Game Theory and Incentives11/21/2014
    45:07
  162. 170.
    006: Andrew Heaton on Using Comedy to Explain Economic Concepts11/20/2014
    1:05:48
  163. 171.
    005: Hector Avellaneda on Buying Gold to Protect Your Wealth from a Dollar Crisis11/18/2014
    47:15
  164. 172.
    004: Jadrian Wooten on Using Sports to Carve Out a Career in Economics - Sports Economics11/13/2014
    46:10
  165. 173.
    003: Erin Lowry on Millennials, College Debt and Asking for the Order11/13/2014
    42:59
  166. 174.
    002: Jason Stapleton on Trading Psychology and Why You Shouldn't Listen to Financial News11/13/2014
    29:04
  167. 175.
    001: Jason Stapleton on Technical Trading Systems and Losing Everything on Penny Stocks11/13/2014
    29:06
  168. 176.
    000: About Economic Rockstar11/13/2014
    7:22

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