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On Economics Explained, we take a look at interesting countries, policies, and decisions from the point of view of an economist. The world is an interesting place and we hope to uncover some of this intrigue in our short, informative podcasts.

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    • 4.8 • 60 Ratings

On Economics Explained, we take a look at interesting countries, policies, and decisions from the point of view of an economist. The world is an interesting place and we hope to uncover some of this intrigue in our short, informative podcasts.

    Why People are so Angry about the 2022 Economics Nobel Prize

    Why People are so Angry about the 2022 Economics Nobel Prize

    In this podcast we go over the 2022 Nobel Prize in Economics

    • 14 min
    The Economy of Switzerland

    The Economy of Switzerland

    In this video we help you to be more knowledgeable about inflation by looking at countries, most notably Switzerland, that have bucked the global trend in 2022 by reporting tame inflation numbers. We look into what Switzerland did right and what other countries can learn from them.

    • 14 min
    What Would The American Economy Look Like If COVID Never Happened?

    What Would The American Economy Look Like If COVID Never Happened?

    What Would The American Economy Look Like If COVID Never Happened?

    • 14 min
    Could the UK start the next Eurozone crisis?

    Could the UK start the next Eurozone crisis?

    The UK economy is not having a great year with 40 year high inflation, the Bank of England predicting a recession, and three different prime ministers within the span so 3 months. So what is going on and what does the future hold?

    • 18 min
    Why The Gulf States Need To Keep Building Big Dumb Mega Projects

    Why The Gulf States Need To Keep Building Big Dumb Mega Projects

    Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the UAE and other oil rich Middle Eastern states have announced plans to collectively invest trillions of dollars in new megaprojects, the most extreme of which is Saudi Arabia's $1 trillion 170km skyscraper called The Line. Why are these countries spending so much on mega projects and does it make any economic sense?

    • 21 min
    India Will Not Be The Next China... It Will Be Bigger

    India Will Not Be The Next China... It Will Be Bigger

    Up until 1990 India was slightly richer than China on a per capita basis, but since then China's economy has grown far faster than India's. In this episode we look at the structural issues in India's economy have thus far prevented it from achieving the same level of economic success as China.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
60 Ratings

60 Ratings

daggims ,

Great show

Love this show so much. I just wish the content was longer.

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Valuable and entertaining

Great podcast with an engaging host and without unnecessary jargon. Well done!

ChgoLaw67 ,

Great Podcast

My only issue is that this podcast never reveals the name of the economist who makes these podcasts. Who might he be?

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