EconTalk: Conversations for the Curious is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Shalem College in Jerusalem and Stanford's Hoover Institution. The eclectic guest list includes authors, doctors, psychologists, historians, philosophers, economists, and more. Learn how the health care system really works, the serenity that comes from humility, the challenge of interpreting data, how potato chips are made, what it's like to run an upscale Manhattan restaurant, what caused the 2008 financial crisis, the nature of consciousness, and more. EconTalk has been taking the Monday out of Mondays since 2006. All 800+ episodes are available in the archive. Go to for transcripts, related resources, and comments.


Title Date published
Dwayne Betts on Beauty, Prison, and Redaction 2023-01-23
Tiffany Jenkins on Plunder, Museums, and Marbles 2023-01-16
Ian Leslie on Being Human in the Age of AI 2023-01-09
Hannah Ritchie on Eating Local 2023-01-02
Judge Glock on Zoning and Local Government 2022-12-26
Arnold Kling on Twitter, FTX, and ChatGPT 2022-12-19
Monica Guzman on Curiosity and Conversation in Contentious Times 2022-12-12
Patrick House on Consciousness 2022-12-05
Annie Duke on the Power of Quitting 2022-11-28
Johnathan Bi on Mimesis and René Girard 2022-11-21
Agnes Callard on Meaning, the Human Quest, and the Aims of Education 2022-11-14
Jessica Todd Harper on Beauty, Family, and Photography 2022-11-07
Michael Munger on Industrial Policy 2022-10-31
Ryan Holiday on Discipline Is Destiny 2022-10-24
Devon Zuegel on Inflation, Argentina, and Crypto 2022-10-17
Roland Fryer on Educational Reform 2022-10-10
Sonat Birnecker Hart on Whiskey 2022-10-03
Erik Hoel on Effective Altruism, Utilitarianism, and the Repugnant Conclusion 2022-09-26
Kieran Setiya on Midlife 2022-09-19
David McRaney on How Minds Change 2022-09-12

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