Econ Minute Podcast
By Eric Fruits, Ph.D.
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Econ Minute covers real world economics that can affect you, your family, and your work. The podcast is more than a minute and covers much more than just economics. For more, visit EconMinute.com.
||CleanHow does a family business survive three generations? An interview with the CEO of Beaverton Foods||For this episode of the EconMinute podcast, we again co-host with Jim Pasero, publisher of the Oregon Transformation Newsletter. We are joined by Dominic Biggi, ...||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWildfires and regulation: How the Portland Spirit business deals with disaster||For this episode of Econ Minute, we are doing an experiment. In collaboration with the Oregon Transformation Project, we have Jim Pasero - author of ...||11/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReforming health care: A lesson from Apollo 13||“Houston, we have a problem.” It’s the most famous line from Apollo 13 and perhaps how most Republicans are feeling about their plans to repeal ...||8/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTaxes, more taxes, and … “recreational” marijuana||With the ink barely dry on Oregon's costly Low Carbon Fuel Standard law, Portland city commissioner Steve Novick bets than a 10-cents-a-gallon gas tax will ...||10/11/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUnspoiled by progress||With legalization of recreational marijuana sales in Oregon just a day away, Portland City Hall is still working out how it plans to regulate the ...||10/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDéjà vu all over again||It’s "déjà vu all over again" on the Tuesday Memo / Econ Minute podcast. A few days after Los Angeles declares a state of emergency ...||10/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTuesdayMemo/EconMinute podcast: Win-win||"Win-win" is the topic for this week's podcast because it's "game on" for Portland's election season. Oregon state treasurer Ted Wheeler enters the Portland mayor's race, ...||9/17/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTuesdayMemo and EconMinute team up to podcast about Portland||TuesdayMemo and EconMinute team up for a very Portland podcast. We bring together politics, economics, and a dose of common sense into the conversation about ...||8/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHillary Clinton, jobs, Big Bird, and trolls all in one short podcast!||Big issues in this week's Econ Minute Podcast: Hillary Clinton gets it wrong on the economy jobs connection.Don't blame Baby Boomers for the shrinking labor force.Does ...||6/18/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe worst solution to homelessness, Millennials and their parents, and a taste of Chinese wines||This week's Econ Minute Podcast spans the globe and crosses generations. First we have what may be the one of the worst solutions to urban homelessness. ...||5/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUber, criminal background checks, streetcars, and transportation safety. Does education pass the “smell test?”||This week's podcast looks at intersection of the ridesharing service Uber, criminal background checks, streetcars, and transportation safety. And, yes, they are all related. Then we ...||5/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMillennials, affordable housing, and taxing star scientists||What are Millennials and what do they want? Econ Minute answers that with a presentation from the PSU Center for Real Estate Annual Conference. Get ...||4/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGridlock, Painkiller Abuse, Jobs, and Free Speech||Podcast: Gridlock, Painkiller Abuse, Jobs, and Free Speech. For more, visit EconMinute.com.||4/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinimum Wage, Short People, Tall People, and Dinosaur Science||Minimum Wage, Short People, Tall People, and Dinosaur Science. For more, visit EconMinute.com.||4/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFirst Podcast – Subsidies, Smokes, And Solar||First Podcast: Subsidies, Smokes, and a Solar Scandal. For more, visit EconMinute.com.||4/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|