Think Like An Economist
Author: Betsey Stevenson & Justin WolfersSubscribed: 1,121Played: 7,966
Think Like an Economist and you’ll see the world more clearly, empowering you to make better decisions at work, at home, and in your community. Leading economists Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers will take you on a joyous romp through their field as they introduce you to the big ideas in economics, and show how you can apply them to live in your own life. Their signature approach reveals that every decision is an economic decision and this podcast uncovers the economic forces that shape the world around you. Betsey and Justin believe that economics is a superpower, and they want to teach you to fly.
Inequality - Understanding the Gap between Rich and Poor
Presidential Econ 101 - A To Do List
The Labor Market - Live to Work, or Work to Live?
Externalities - The Full Cost of the Choices we make
International Trade - Cars from Corn
Gains From Trade - Why Ringo played the drums
Economic Surplus - Getting the Most out of Life
Elasticity - What will you do when prices change?
Equilibrium - Balance in a Busy World
Supply - Getting the Best Out of What You Sell
The Law of Demand - How You Choose to Buy
Juggling Work and Childcare During a Pandemic
Is now the time to improve yourself?
Core Principle 2 - The Opportunity Cost Principle - Or What?
Core Principle 3 - The Marginal Principle - Just One More?
Core Principle 1 - The Cost-Benefit Principle - The Pros & Cons
Why Should You Think Like an Economist?