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EconomicsNow! serves up podcasts on current events along with interviews with prominent economists doing interesting research. EconomicsNow! has a development and sustainability flavour though includes all kinds of tastes. The feed is hosted by the Department of Economics, Monash University and maintained by Dr Simon Angus.
||CleanMichael Clemens (Washington) on the Economics of Migration||In this podcast we meet Dr Michael Clemens from the Center for Global Development in Washington. Dr Clemens is a passionate advocate of greater migration […]||22 4 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBriefing: Economic Complexity – of Robots, T-Shirts and Iron Ore||Have you ever wondered what goes into the making of a t-shirt, business shirt or blouse – like the one you are most likely wearing right now? Recently, a collaboration between physicist, César Hidalgo and Economist, Ricardo Hausmann has seen the develo||4 6 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPietro Peretto (Duke) on The Economics of Prosperity on a Finite Planet||Pietro Peretto, Professor of Economics, Duke University, is tackling the very biggest topic in Economics — How can humanity experience increasing living standards in a […]||30 4 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRebecca Morton (NYU) on Voting and Personal Attributes||What about you impacts on your voting choice? Professor Rebecca Morton, Professor of Politics at New York University joins us today on EconomicsNow! to talk voting. Specifically, she has recently finished a study on what contributes to a person's preferen||28 8 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAndreas Lange (U Hamburg) on Why Fairness Principles Matter to International Climate Change Negotiations||Why does fairness matter to international climate change negotiations? To help us answer this question, Andreas Lange, a Professor of Economics from the University of Hamburg joins us on EconomicsNow!||24 8 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarkus Brueckner (U of Adelaide) on Economic Growth, Foreign Aid and Causality||Markus Brueckner is a senior lecturer at the School of Economics, University of Adelaide, and has research interests including economic growth, political economy and applied […]||14 7 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCraig Mawdsley (OneSeed) on Sweatshops, Textiles, and Micro-business for development||Craig Mawdsley is Director of OneSeed a textiles importing business bringing hand-made dresses, bags and other textiles from Cambodia to the markets of Australia. The […]||5 6 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGlenn Harrison (Georgia State) on Experimental Economics||Glenn Harrison is the C.V. Starr Chair of Risk Management & Insurance and Director of the Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk (CEAR), in […]||26 5 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBriefing: Is Economics a Science? Explaining the resurgence of Experimental Economics||In this post, our Economist on the ground, Jeremy Kamil, brings us a background piece on Experimental Economics. Which reminds me, have you ever heard […]||9 5 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAndy Seltzer (University of London) on wages, glass-ceilings and business cycles||Andy Seltzer is a Professor in the Department of Economics, Royal Holloway, University of London. Professor Seltzer is an Economic Historian first and foremost and […]||2 5 2011||Free||View in iTunes|