54 episodes

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.

Think Like An Economist Betsey Stevenson & Justin Wolfers

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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.

    Economics For All Your Decisions In Life - From Romance to Retirement

    Economics For All Your Decisions In Life - From Romance to Retirement

    Discover how economic principles can be used throughout your life

    • 21 min
    Useful Economics in Everyday Life

    Useful Economics in Everyday Life

    Useful Economics in Everyday Life

    • 18 min
    A Conversation with Emily Oster: The Economics of Pregnancy, Parenting and the Pandemic

    A Conversation with Emily Oster: The Economics of Pregnancy, Parenting and the Pandemic

    Emily Oster - thinking like an economist about pregnancy, parenting, and coping with a pandemic.

    • 27 min
    A Conversation with Larry Summers: The Influence of Economic Ideas and the Dangers of Secular Stagnation

    A Conversation with Larry Summers: The Influence of Economic Ideas and the Dangers of Secular Stagnation

    Professor Larry Summers in discussion

    • 31 min
    A Conversation with Greg Mankiw: Financial Crisis, Recessions and Communicating Economics

    A Conversation with Greg Mankiw: Financial Crisis, Recessions and Communicating Economics

    Professor Greg Mankiw in conversation

    • 28 min
    Behavioral Economics - We're only human!

    Behavioral Economics - We're only human!

    Behavioral Economics and assessing risk

    • 11 min

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