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Stitcher & Becker Friedman Institute for Economics
Pandemic Economics
Insights from top economists to help you navigate the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis. Hosts Tess Vigeland and Eduardo Porter talk to University of Chicago economists about their research, revealing important new ways to make sense of this moment. Economics is at the heart of crucial decisions about how we confront the COVID-19 crisis. Topics range from global trade to the changing meaning of work. Pandemic Economics is produced by the Becker Friedman Institute and Stitcher and is part of the University of Chicago podcast network. Production and original music in this series by...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.3 stars from 83 ratings
Outstanding and Important.
I have to tell you that finding this podcast was like finding water in the desert. It has helped me in so many ways to better understand what has happened and may happen. I’ve never reviewed a podcast before, but this one deserves to be noticed.
Mandelman via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/18/20
Review for this episode
4 stars for podcast overall so far just because this podcast was overall good and freakonomics gave it a good plug. Still wish there was slightly less of an interviewy commentary vibe and more of a learn economics vibe like with Freakonomics. I still like how it’s different though so I will...Read full review »
Rihanna2773dndj via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/27/20
How much is a life worth and what are the true costs of a pandemic? When I saw the explicit podcast rating, I was hoping for a Lenny Bruce teaches economics type show but aside from a sound bite in the in the first 30 seconds of the first intro/episode, I only heard professional commentators...Read full review »
Not a politics junkie via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/26/20
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