Political Economy with Jim Pethokoukis
By James Pethokoukis
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Tune in each week as the American Enterprise Institute's Jim Pethokoukis interviews economists, business leaders, academics and others on the most important and interesting issues of the day. You can find all episodes at AEI, Ricochet, and wherever podcasts are downloaded, and look for follow-up transcripts and blog posts at aei.org/publication/blog.
||CleanEp. 110: Clashing over commerce, then and now - Political Economy with Jim Pethokoukis||Douglas Irwin, author of "Clashing Over Commerce: A History of US Trade Policy," joins me to discuss the ongoing trade war, lessons from American economic history, and much more.||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 109: ‘Give People Money’? Annie Lowrey on the case for a Universal Basic Income - Political Economy with Jim Pethokoukis||To discuss UBI -- it's history, its track record, and its future -- I was joined by Annie Lowrey, author of the new book "Give People Money: How a Universal Basic Income Would End Poverty, Revolutionize Work, and Remake the World."||8/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 108: The dawn of the Asian century, or the end? - Political Economy with Jim Pethokoukis||It seems a good time to revisit my 2017 conversation with Asia expert Michael Auslin, author of "The End of the Asian Century: War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World's Most Dynamic Region."||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 107: How to think about the Trump tax cuts - Political Economy with Jim Pethokoukis||Opinion journalists and politicians have lots to say about December's tax reform package. Some claim it's an historic success, others say it's already shown itself to be a failure. To get a fair assessment of the law and discuss tax policy more broadly.||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 106: To understand economics, think like a physicist - Political Economy with Jim Pethokoukis||In this episode, we discuss the book the Financial Times calls "the future of growth theory," and discuss everything from economic development to America's big tech firms to Friedrich Hayek.||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 105: What’s old is new again, international trade edition - Political Economy with Jim Pethokoukis||In April 2016 I talked with AEI trade expert Claude Barfield about trade deficits, the WTO, US-China relations, and more. Two years later, our conversation may be even more relevant now than it was then.||7/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 104: What is driving America’s housing crisis? - Political Economy with Jim Pethokoukis||Lynn Fisher, co-director of AEI's Center on Housing Markets and Finance, joins the show to discuss.||7/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 103: Is capitalism just not radical enough? - Political Economy with Jim Pethokoukis||This episode's guest advocates abolishing private property as we know it and ditching one person democracy, one vote democracy.||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 102: How will the US-China trade war end? - Political Economy with Jim Pethokoukis||Derek Scissors joins the podcast to discuss the likely impact of the tariffs, how China cheats, whether the US should have allowed China to join the WTO, and much more.||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 101: Artificial intelligence and the hunt for the master algorithm - Political Economy with Jim Pethokoukis||Pedro Domingos joins Political Economy to discuss his new book "The Master Algorithm."||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
I look forward to this podcast. They have good analysis, and breakdown complex issues into easy to understand segments.
This Podcast is professionally produced... Meaning it has a consistent volume level, and it's easy to listen to both in my car and with your phones.
Great discussions with interesting guests. James P. is a great host - challenges his guests, and offers insightful commentary along the way.
Thoughtful questions and nuanced expert analysis on contemporary political and economic issues.
- Category: News & Politics
- Language: English
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