Think Like an Economist and you’ll see the world more clearly, empowering you to make better decisions at work, at home, and in your community. Leading economists Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers will take you on a joyous romp through their field as they introduce you to the big ideas in economics, and show how you can apply them to live in your own life. Their signature approach reveals that every decision is an economic decision and this podcast uncovers the economic forces that shape the world around you. Betsey and Justin believe that economics is a superpower, and they want to teach you to fly.
Inequality - Understanding the Gap between Rich and Poor
Economic tools to help create a fairer society
A New Treasury Secretary - Who is Janet Yellen and what will she do?
The next Treasury Secretary talks to Think Like an Economist
Presidential Econ 101 - A To Do List
How the President can Think Like an Economist
The Labor Market - Live to Work, or Work to Live?
Career advice - Economist style.
Externalities - The Full Cost of the Choices we make
How your actions affect those around you
International Trade - Cars from Corn
Made in your country - sold globally.