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
Free African Society in 18th Century Philadelphia Yellow Fever outbreak. Mutual Aid Networks in Covid-19.
Pandemics and Economics in History #11
Responses to yellow fever outbreaks resulted in innovation and controversy and were influenced by many differences in philosophy.
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.
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
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.
Pandemics and Economics #7
"Infection’s Legacies Remain." Parks and prominent architectural styles come to us from pandemic response.