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The Economist asks

By The Economist

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One question posed to a high-profile newsmaker, followed up with lively debate. Anne McElvoy hosts The Economist's chat show. Published every Thursday on Economist Radio.

Customer Reviews

I really wanted to like it...

As an economics buff I really wanted to enjoy this podcast however the hosts approach to subject matter is often elitist and arrogant. I found discussions close minded or directed to an elitist liberal mentality as opposed to a classical economics background. I am so very disappointed.

Evolving thought in the 21st Century

I love it because it is not our grandparents’ perspective on economics which is only appropriate since we’re not going back to that era. Fostering evolving thought can be tough, thanks for contributing.

Great short-form interviews

Easily the best Economist podcast. Good short-form interviews. The host is quite sharp and consistently succeeds in drawing out guests. Strongly recommended.