EconTalk is an award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel Prize winners, and exciting speakers on all kinds of topical matters related to economic thought. Host Russ Roberts, of the Library of Economics and Liberty and the Hoover Institution, draws you in with lively guests and creative repartee. Topics include health care, business cycles, economic growth, free trade, education, finance, politics, sports, book reviews, and the curiosities of everyday decision-making. Look for related readings and the complete archive of previous shows at, where you can also comment on the podcasts and ask questions.


Title Date published
Gerd Gigerenzer on Gut Feelings 2019-12-02
Susan Mayer on What Money Can't Buy 2019-11-25
Keith Smith on Free Market Health Care 2019-11-18
Rory Sutherland on Alchemy 2019-11-11
Venkatesh Rao on Waldenponding 2019-11-04
Michele Gelfand on Rule Makers, Rule Breakers 2019-10-28
Susan Houseman on Manufacturing 2019-10-21
Andrew McAfee on More from Less 2019-10-14
Ryan Holiday on Stillness Is the Key 2019-10-07
Sabine Hossenfelder on Physics, Reality, and Lost in Math 2019-09-30
Dani Rodrik on Neoliberalism 2019-09-23
George Will on the Conservative Sensibility 2019-09-16
Daron Acemoglu on Shared Prosperity and Good Jobs 2019-09-09
David Deppner on Leadership, Confidence, and Humility 2019-09-02
Andrew Roberts on Churchill and the Craft of Biography 2019-08-26
Tyler Cowen on Big Business 2019-08-19
Arthur Diamond on Openness to Creative Destruction 2019-08-12
Andy Matuschak on Books and Learning 2019-08-05
Shoshana Zuboff on Surveillance Capitalism 2019-07-29
Chris Arnade on Dignity 2019-07-22

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