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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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4.1 stars from 123 ratings
I’m done
I started listening from episode 1 to see the take on the Pandemic from this group. It had been ok, not great. This episode, about climate change and Indian development, had nothing to do with the pandemic. Besides, why did nuclear energy not even get mentioned. It seems like the only viable...Read full review »
not quite Publius via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/12/20
Filter
You have to learn to filter the bias. Sometimes they do better than others. Episode 20 was a love fest with former Obama economist. The first part was informational and interesting. Then the decline into tribalism at the end. I think working together we can solve problems. If we try only what is...Read full review »
Gleestr via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/28/20
Normally great, but
Episode 14 is a total miss. A bit less partisan policy and a bit more economics would fit with the premise-
dmann1000 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/28/20
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