The Economics Review

The Economic Review is a podcast hosted and produced by Aadi Golchha. From Congress to Wall Street, and Finance to Philosophy, tune into The Economics Review to hear from world-leading experts on current events and cutting-edge research. Our guest list has included NYT best-selling authors, billionaires, academic luminaries, CEOs, and many more. We are rigorously non-partisan and focus on nuanced conversations on the latest issues. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

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Episodes

Saturday Jul 30, 2022

Dr. Elizabeth Popp Berman is an associate professor of organizational studies at the University of Michigan and the author of Thinking Like an Economist: How Efficiency Replaced Equality in U.S. Public Policy. She is also a sociologist whose work is at the intersection of organizations, economic sociology, and the sociology of science and knowledge. Much of her work focuses on recent U.S. history and emphasizes the role of public policy. 

Tuesday Jul 26, 2022

Dr. Richard Holden is a Professor of Economics at UNSW Business School, director of the Economics of Education Knowledge Hub at UNSWBusiness, co-director of the New Economic Policy Initiative, and President of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. Holding a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University, his research focuses on contract theory, organizational economics, law and economics, and political economy. His latest book is titled From Free to Fair Markets: Liberalism after Covid.

Saturday Jul 23, 2022

Dr. Vito Tanzi was a Professor and Economic Chair at American University, director for over 20 years of the Fiscal Affairs Department at the International Monetary Fund, and Undersecretary for Economy and Finance in the Italian Government. He is the honorary President of the International Institute of Public Finance (IIPF) in Munich, Germany. Holding a Ph.D. from Harvard University, his latest book is titled Fragile Futures: The Uncertain Economics of Disasters, Pandemics, and Climate Change. 

Wednesday Jul 20, 2022

Bill McKibben is the Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College and leader of the climate campaign group 350.org. His 1989 book The End of Nature is regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate change, and has appeared in 24 languages.  He has won the Gandhi Peace Prize, the Right Livelihood Award, and honorary degrees from 20 colleges and universities. Foreign Policy named him to its list of the world’s 100 most important global thinkers.

Sunday Jul 17, 2022

Dr. Christopher Blattman is the Ramalee E. Pearson Professor of Global Conflict Studies at the University of Chicago, studying why some people and societies are poor, unequal, and violent, and how to tackle these issues. Holding a Ph.D. from UC Berkeley, his latest book is titled Why We Fight: The Roots of War and the Paths to Peace, which draws on decades of economics, political science, psychology, and real-world interventions to lay out the root causes and remedies for war.

Wednesday Jul 13, 2022

Dr. Oded Galor is the Herbert H. Goldberger Professor of Economics at Brown University and the founder of the Unified Growth Theory. Holding a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University, he is the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Economic Growth, Editor of the Journal of Population Economics, and Co-Editor of Macroeconomic Dynamics.

Saturday Jul 09, 2022

Dr. Marc F. Bellemare is a Professor of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota, where he is also the Director of the Center for International Food and Agricultural Policy. Holding a Ph.D. in Applied Economics from Cornell University, his research focuses on agricultural economics and applied econometrics, including agricultural value chains, risk and uncertainty, and the consequences of high and volatile food prices. His latest book is titled Doing Economics: What You Should Have Learned in Grad School–But Didn’t.

Sunday Jul 03, 2022

Dr. Paul Sagar is a Senior Lecturer in Political Theory in the Department of Political Economy at King’s College London. Holding a Ph.D. in History from the University of Cambridge, his work focuses on the history of political thought and contemporary political theory. His latest book is titled Adam Smith Reconsidered: History, Liberty and the Foundations of Modern Politics. 

Sunday Jun 26, 2022

Seth Godin is the author of nineteen international bestsellers that have been translated into over 35 languages, and have changed the way people think about marketing and work. He is the author of one of the most popular blogs in the world, with over 9000 posts and over a million readers. By focusing on everything from effective marketing and leadership, to the spread of ideas and changing everything, he has been able to motivate and inspire countless people around the world. 

Saturday Jun 18, 2022

Dr. Alex Dreher is the Chair of International and Development Politics and a Professor of Economics at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. Holding a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Mannheim, he is among the 500 top economists in the world according to the IDEAS/RePEc. His latest book is titled Banking on Beijing: The Aims and Impacts of China’s Overseas Development Program.

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