1 hr 31 min

Nuclear Bombs and Polio Interventions Science and Beers

    • Natural Sciences

My guest this week is Dr Keith Andrew Meyers. We talk about two of his research interests, the economic consequences of atmospheric nuclear testing conducted in the Nevada desert during the 1950s, and the socioeconomic effects of the Salk polio vaccine. We later digressed into the nature of conspiracy theories, morality, and the phenomena of epistemological decline.
Here's a timestamp (hh:mm)
(00:04) Nuclear Bombs
(00:26) Polio
(00:47) The economy of health(00:51) Importance of investing in science
(01:01) The series of events that are needed to put bread on the shelves
(01:03) Merchants of doubt
(01:12) Morality
(01:14) The political strategy of disinformation and the epistemological decline
(01:21) Happiness
Keith Andrew Meyers is Assistant Professor at Macroeconomics, International Economics and Economic History group in the Department of Business and Economics at the University of Southern Denmark, where is is a Fellow at the Danish Institute for Advanced Studies.
This podcast is hosted by Michael Magee.
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My guest this week is Dr Keith Andrew Meyers. We talk about two of his research interests, the economic consequences of atmospheric nuclear testing conducted in the Nevada desert during the 1950s, and the socioeconomic effects of the Salk polio vaccine. We later digressed into the nature of conspiracy theories, morality, and the phenomena of epistemological decline.
Here's a timestamp (hh:mm)
(00:04) Nuclear Bombs
(00:26) Polio
(00:47) The economy of health(00:51) Importance of investing in science
(01:01) The series of events that are needed to put bread on the shelves
(01:03) Merchants of doubt
(01:12) Morality
(01:14) The political strategy of disinformation and the epistemological decline
(01:21) Happiness
Keith Andrew Meyers is Assistant Professor at Macroeconomics, International Economics and Economic History group in the Department of Business and Economics at the University of Southern Denmark, where is is a Fellow at the Danish Institute for Advanced Studies.
This podcast is hosted by Michael Magee.
Follow us and get in touch.
Twitter: @Science_Beers, @sdueconhist, @DanishIAS
Facebook: @Scienceandbeers, @DanishIAS
Email: scienceandbeers@gmail.com
www.scienceandbeers.com/podcast
Sign up for our newsletter.
This season of the podcast is made with the support from the Danish Institute for Advanced Study. Follow their Lecture series.
Cheers to Science!

Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

1 hr 31 min