10 episodes

Weekly podcast explores pandemics and their economic impact in history to provide wider context for understanding our current coronavirus pandemic

Pandemics and Economics in History Virginia Avniel Spatz

    • Science

Weekly podcast explores pandemics and their economic impact in history to provide wider context for understanding our current coronavirus pandemic

    Pandemics and Economics in History #12

    Pandemics and Economics in History #12

    Free African Society in 18th Century Philadelphia Yellow Fever outbreak. Mutual Aid Networks in Covid-19.

    • 8 min
    Pandemics and Economics in History #11

    Pandemics and Economics in History #11

    Responses to yellow fever outbreaks resulted in innovation and controversy and were influenced by many differences in philosophy.

    • 10 min
    Pandemics and Economics in History #10

    Pandemics and Economics in History #10

    We are writing history, and we need to understand the basic plotline and act accordingly. What we do now could mean the difference between survival and more death for many.

    • 8 min
    Pandemics and Economics in History #9

    Pandemics and Economics in History #9

    "Amateur in Econ-Land: Is the Intersection with Race Near Here?" Pandemics and Economics in History #9: Amateur in Econ-Land Previous podcasts in this series have primarily used the kind of third-person voice that gathers material from several sources and reports those in a style suggesting journalistic or academic objectivity. I have confessed in previous episodes … Continue reading Pandemics and Economics in History #9

    • 7 min
    Pandemics and Economics #8

    Pandemics and Economics #8

    "Open Windows in Winter: Bug or Feature?" Like buildings with radiators located directly underneath windows, real estate landscapes in cities may look haphazard but reflect our historical values.

    • 6 min
    Pandemics and Economics #7

    Pandemics and Economics #7

    "Infection’s Legacies Remain." Parks and prominent architectural styles come to us from pandemic response.

    • 5 min

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