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Garrett M. Petersen
Economics Detective Radio
Economics Detective Radio is a podcast about markets, ideas, institutions, and all things related to the field of economics. Episodes consist of long-form interviews and are generally released on Fridays. Topics include economic theory, economic history, the history of thought, money, banking, finance, macroeconomics, public choice, business cycles, health care, education, international trade, and anything else of interest to economists, students, and serious amateurs interested in the science of human action. For additional content and links related to each episode, visit...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.4 stars from 91 ratings
Mixed bag
This can be very good with the right guest, but on occasion I really miss a robust discussion. An example of both sides: the interview with Robert Frank was terrific, with Frank expounding upon his ideas very concretely. The episode on Market Urbanism took half an hour to even start to get...Read full review »
TDHch via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/24/20
Right wing apologists
In this time of extreme danger to democracy this podcast will lead you astray.
Idiolect43 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/05/19
This best source of economic science and information, not because I love the hosts voice but because it’s zero bias
Muderf7890 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/21/19
Recent Episodes
Michael Heller joins the podcast to discuss his new book, Mine! How the Hidden Rules of Ownership Control Our Lives. This book explores the implicit social rules governing ownership. In brief, these rules are as follows: Attachment ("it's mine because it's connected to something of mine")...
Published 03/05/21
On today's episode, I discuss Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations with Sarah Skwire. Sarah is part of the team tweeting through the book @AdamSmithWorks. We discuss the project and talk through the first few chapters of the Wealth of Nations.
Published 02/04/21
Today's guest is Michael McCullough of the University of California, San Diego. We are discussing his book The Kindness of Strangers: How a Selfish Ape Invented a New Moral Code. How did humans, a species of self-centered apes, come to care about others? Since Darwin, scientists have tried to...
Published 10/11/20
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