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Faculty New Year's Podcast Recommendations

A great way to learn more about economics or stay well versed in the field is to listen to podcasts.  We hope you enjoy the podcasts recommended by our faculty. 

Faculty New Year's Podcast Recommendations


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Ian Savage

Jeffrey Lewis












Podcast Name: Freakonomics

Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything, plus the true stories of minimum wage, rent control, and the gender pay gap. Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers.

Podcast Episode Title: "The Economist’s Guide to Parenting: 10 Years Later," October 20, 2021

Podcast Host: Stephen J. Dubner

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Podcast Name: Revisionist History

Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell’s journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past — an event, a person, an idea, even a song — and asks whether we got it right the first time. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.

Podcast Episode Titles: "Lord of Ranking" and "Project Dillard"

Podcast Host: Malcolm Gladwell


Joel Mokyr

Joel Mokyr


Podcast Name: The Neoliberal Podcast

The Neoliberal Podcast dives into the deep end of policy, politics and identity and hosts the economists, academics, industry leaders, thinkers and politicians whose ideas are shaping society.

Podcast Episode Titles: "Explaining Economic Growth ft. Joel Mokyr"

Podcast Host: Jeremiah Johnson

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Sidonia McKenzie







Podcast Name: Macro Musings

Musings is a podcast which pulls back the curtain on the important macroeconomic issues of the past, present, and future.

Podcast Hosts:  David Beckworth

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Podcast Name: IMF Podcasts

Listen to the brightest minds in the field of economics and development discuss their latest research and deconstruct global economic trends.

Podcast Host: varies

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