Okay, Let Me Tell You Why You're Wrong: A Podcast for Understanding Economics

Dave Yost

This is a podcast for Understanding Economics. I, and a guest with a background in economics sift through the issues being discussed and present them as Economists would, without all the hype and hyperbole.

51:35 | Aug 10th, 2018

This week we're talking about Comparative Advantage and asking the question "why should we engage in trade." I cover both the concept as well as its originator, David Ricardo, who you will discover i...Show More

1:24:39 | Jul 31st, 2018

This week we're back with part two of chapter eleven of book 1 of Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations, and this one is massive. We're covering what is known as the Digression on Silver, and wondering ...Show More
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40:56 | Jul 2nd, 2018

We're cranking it to 11 and talking about that most metal of all economists, Joseph Schumpeter and his idea of Creative Destruction. I cover the intellectual underpinnings of it, the idea itself, and...Show More

45:10 | Jun 20th, 2018

This week we're covering part 1 of Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nation Book 1 Chapter 11: Of the Rent of Land, where we discover exactly why the rent is too damn high, and it has more to do with wheat p...Show More

1:45:21 | Jun 11th, 2018

I sit down with Gus Shepard to talk about the possible future of the economy in terms of how realistic the scenarios laid out in the various iterations of Star Trek might be. We cover an economy with...Show More
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