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EconTalk: Conversations for the Curious is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Shalem College in Jerusalem. The eclectic guest... more

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Julia Galef on the Scout Mindset

Podcaster and author Julia Galef talks about her book The Scout Mindset with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Galef urges us to be more... more

17 May 2021 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Agnes Callard on Anger

Philosopher Agnes Callard of the University of Chicago talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about anger. Is anger something we... more

10 May 2021 · 1 hour, 25 minutes
Katy Milkman on How to Change

Behavioral scientist Katy Milkman of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania talks about her book How to Change... more

03 May 2021 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Roya Hakakian on A Beginner's Guide to America

Author and poet Roya Hakakian talks about her latest book, A Beginner's Guide to America: For the Immigrant and the Curious... more

26 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Mark Rank on Poverty and Poorly Understood

Sociologist and author Mark Rank talks about his book, Poorly Understood, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Rank looks at a wide variety... more

19 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Emiliana Simon-Thomas on Happiness

Psychologist Emiliana Simon-Thomas of the University of California, Berkeley talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the science of happiness--what... more

12 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 32 minutes
Tyler Cowen on the Pandemic, Revisited

Blogger, author, podcaster, economist Tyler Cowen of George Mason University discusses the lessons learned from the pandemic with EconTalk host Russ... more

05 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
Max Kenner on Crime, Education, and the Bard Prison Initiative

Max Kenner, founder and executive director of the Bard Prison Initiative--which offers college degrees to prisoners--talks with EconTalk host Russ... more

29 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Megan McArdle on Catastrophes and the Pandemic

Whether it's a pandemic or a Texas-sized ice storm that leaves millions of people without power, we'd like to avoid... more

22 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
Sherry Turkle on Family, Artificial Intelligence, and the Empathy Diaries

Psychologist and author Sherry Turkle of MIT talks about her book, The Empathy Diaries, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. The... more

15 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 27 minutes
Julia Galef on the Scout Mindset