Episodes
Russia’s economy is growing at a healthy clip despite international sanctions that the country has endured for more than two years. How did that happen? And why did Russian President Vladimir Putin just appoint an economist—Andrei Belousov—as his new defense minister? Cameron and Adam dig in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 06/14/24
Published 06/14/24
The conviction of former U.S. President Donald Trump on 34 felony charges raises profound political questions but also some economic ones. Adam and Cameron dig in. Also on the show: An economic perspective on D-Day—the Allied invasion of Normandy that began 80 years ago on June 6. Brought to you by: betterhelp.com/onestooze Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 06/07/24
European Union elections in the coming week will likely see a surge in support for populist right-wing parties. Adam and Cameron discuss the economics of the European Parliament. Also on the show: What the UEFA Champions League final between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid tells about Germany’s Ruhr valley. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/31/24
We're popping up in your feed between episodes of Ones and Tooze to introduce you to a different show—produced by the team at Foreign Policy, in partnership with Doha Debates. The Negotiators, available exclusively on Wondery+, focuses on some of the most dramatic negotiations around the world—from diplomacy, to hostage crises, to labor disputes and more. On season 4, The Afghan Impasse, we explore why diplomats failed over 20 years to broker a peace agreement in Afghanistan. This is a...
Published 05/27/24
The recent attempt on the life of Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico raises questions for Adam and Cameron. Do political assassinations mainly occur in advanced economies? Do they tend to bring about change or reinforce the status quo? And what does it cost to hire a hit man? Also on the show: The economics of holiday grilling. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/24/24
How successful is the American singer-songwriter Beyoncé? When she performed in Sweden last year, the event caused an uptick in the country’s inflation. Adam and Cameron explain. Also on the show: The economics of Immanuel Kant. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/17/24
Elon Musk's car company Tesla is in trouble. Its share price has plunged since the start of the year and the company has laid off thousands of employees. Adam and Cameron dig into the problems at Tesla and the reasons electric car companies in China are doing better. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/10/24
With students at Columbia and other universities across the country demanding that their schools divest from Israel over the war in Gaza, Adam and Cameron discuss the economic angle: endowments, investments, and billionaire donors. Brought to you by: betterhelp.com/onestooze Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/03/24
The new film Civil War, which follows a group of journalists making their way across a swath of fractured and war-torn America, is a box-office hit. It’s also an opportunity for Adam and Cameron to speculate on the economic implications of a real civil war in the United States. For more podcasts, check out the latest episode of Disorder, 'How Small States Can Save the World,' featuring Former President of Armenia Dr Armen Sarkissian: https://linktr.ee/disorderpod
Published 04/26/24
This episode features a live taping Adam and Cameron did at the John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC—covering the possible impact of a wider war in the Middle East and the economics of a future Biden or Trump administration. For more podcasts, check out the latest episode of Disorder, 'How Small States Can Save the World,' featuring Former President of Armenia Dr Armen Sarkissian: https://linktr.ee/disorderpod
Published 04/19/24
As the Israel-Hamas war drags on, about half of the Palestinians in Gaza are on the brink of famine, and the other half are experiencing acute food insecurity. Adam and Cameron discuss how humanitarian aid works in a crisis zone and what it would take to rebuild Gaza.
Published 04/12/24
It will cost up to $3 billion to replace the Francis Scott Key Bridge in the U.S. city of Baltimore, Maryland, which collapsed last month after it was struck by a container ship. Adam and Cameron discuss the implications for the city of Baltimore, the insurance industry, and global shipping. Also on the show: The economics of Tajikistan.
Published 04/05/24
To mark the Easter holiday, Adam and Cameron discuss the economic thinking of Pope Francis and how it strays from the traditional approach of the Catholic Church. Brought to you by: betterhelp.com/onestooze crashplan.com/ones
Published 03/29/24
This is the fourth installment of a mini series on the long shadow of COVID-19, marking four years since the start of the coronavirus. In this final segment, Adam and Cameron discuss whether the world is now better equipped to respond to similar crises. Also on the show: The economics of resort hotels.
Published 03/22/24
To mark four years since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Adam and Cameron are talking about the long shadow of the coronavirus. In Part 3, they look at how the pandemic affected the global economy. Also on the show: China's economy is facing a major rebalancing. Can it keep rising?
Published 03/15/24
To mark four years since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Adam and Cameron are talking about the long shadow of the coronavirus. In Part 2, they look at the economic impact of long COVID—which afflicts about 10 percent of people who contract the coronavirus. Also on the show, coinciding with the night of the Oscars: The economics of Oppenheimer’s Manhattan Project—the U.S. endeavor to build the first nuclear bomb. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 03/08/24
To mark four years since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Adam and Cameron are launching a miniseries: four episodes on the long shadow of the coronavirus. In Part 1, they look at its impact on the commercial real estate market. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 03/01/24
The United States’ top leaders are older than ever. Is capitalism inherently gerontocratic? Do older leaders govern better or worse historically? And could a leader’s advanced age sap economic confidence and have a pocketbook effect? Adam and Cameron dig in. Brought to you by: betterhelp.com/onestooze Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 02/23/24
Prabowo Subianto is on track to win the presidential election in Indonesia, raising concerns about a backslide towards authoritarianism in the world's third largest democracy. Adam and Cameron discuss the political and economic implications. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 02/16/24
In today’s episode, Adam and Cameron look at the political realities as they assess both the United States’ and the European Union’s willingness to continue funding Ukraine’s efforts to defend itself against Russia. In the second segment, the two take a historic look back at how Las Vegas became Sin City and whether or not having a “fun” economy is beneficial to residents in the long term. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 02/09/24
The market value of Novo Nordisk, the Danish company that makes the weight loss drugs Wegovy and Ozempic, hit $500 billion this past week—a rare achievement for a European firm. Novo Nordisk is owned by a non-profit foundation, which gives the company an unusual corporate structure. Adam and Cameron discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 02/02/24
Boeing's stock price has fallen by 14 percent since a hole blew open on one of its 737 Max 9 planes mid flight earlier this month. The plane has had other safety issues over the years. What are the implications for Boeing and its European rival, Airbus? Adam and Cameron dig in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 01/26/24
The attacks by Houthi militants on cargo ships in and around the Red Sea is posing a serious threat to global trade—serious enough to prompt American-led air strikes on the group in Yemen. Thirty percent of all global containers pass through the Red Sea Strait. Adam and Cameron discuss the economic implications. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 01/19/24
The theme of the 54th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum at Davos is "Rebuilding Trust." Do the rich and powerful have our trust? Do they deserve it? Adam and Cameron dig in. Also on the show: Will the Biden administration block the $14.1 billion bid by Japan's Nippon Steel to take over U.S. Steel? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 01/12/24