9 episodes

From economics to geopolitics, this is The Shady Economist. Boost your general knowledge of world-wide economic events to keep informed and empower yourself with the tools needed to engage in intellectual debate. This podcast will enable you to grasp complex problems in a short, high level summary, so you can take away information relevant to your personal economic well being.

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From economics to geopolitics, this is The Shady Economist. Boost your general knowledge of world-wide economic events to keep informed and empower yourself with the tools needed to engage in intellectual debate. This podcast will enable you to grasp complex problems in a short, high level summary, so you can take away information relevant to your personal economic well being.

    E9: Beers & Budgets - Future of the WA Economy

    E9: Beers & Budgets - Future of the WA Economy

    A compelling conversation with Matthew Mckenzie from WA Business News on the current and future state of our WA economy, with perspectives on the recent release of State and Federal budgets.

    • 37 min
    E8: Universal Basic Income: Is it time?

    E8: Universal Basic Income: Is it time?

    Is Universal Basic Income the solution to the personal and economic effects of COVID-19? Explore the upsides and downsides of UBI in this episode to determine whether this 'one-size-fits-all' program would work.

    • 23 min
    E7: The Economics of Disposable Dating Culture

    E7: The Economics of Disposable Dating Culture

    Did you know the nature and tactics of dating culture are really all about economics? Tune in to apply some economics principles to your life. This episode covers topics ranging from the demand and supply for relationships, the opportunity cost of...

    • 22 min
    E6: Going Green - The Economics of Energy

    E6: Going Green - The Economics of Energy

    A conversation with Business News Journalist, Matthew Mckenzie. Tune in to explore how economics intercepts energy, how effective Australia's policy stance is towards climate change, and where we see the future going with renewables. 

    • 41 min
    E5: Rent or Buy? The Millennial Dilemma

    E5: Rent or Buy? The Millennial Dilemma

    Why do some believe home ownership is a smart financial move while others believe it's one of the worst financial moves you can make? This episode will equip you with the economic tools to assess your financial situation and understand the dynamics of...

    • 17 min
    E4: The Drag Queen Economy

    E4: The Drag Queen Economy

    A very insightful conversation with a well known Perth drag queen, Skye Scraper. How are drag queens and economics related? Everything you need to know from RuPaul's business model, representation in the LGBTQ+ community, drag price wars and floors, to...

    • 38 min

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Easily accessible and digestible economics and geopolitics. Love this in my podcast library! Looking forward to the next episode.

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