Tagged: audio/video

EconTalk this week - The Dismal Science

Paul Walker Aug 11, 2015

Summer Brennan, author of The Oyster War, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about her book and the fight between the Drakes Bay Oyster Company and the federal government over farming oysters in the Point Reyes National Seashore. Along the way they ... Read More

EconTalk - The Dismal Science

Paul Walker Jul 26, 2015

Michael O'Hare of the University of California, Berkeley talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the management of art museums. O'Hare suggests a number of changes that would allow museums to be more effective and to justify their non-profit status... Read More

The Austrian tradition in economics - The Dismal Science

Paul Walker Jun 03, 2015

From the Free Thoughts series at Libertarianism.org comes this interview with Professor Peter J. Boettke of George Mason University in which he talks about "The Austrian Tradition in Economics".Boettke traces the school’s history from Carl Menger through Eugen Böhm-Bawerk and Joseph Schumpeter, Ludwig von Mises, Friedrich Hayek, and Murray Rothbard to contemporary economists such as Israel … Read More

John von Neumann documentary - The Dismal Science

Paul Walker Apr 12, 2015

From the Mathematical Association of America comes this video of a 1966 documentary on John von Neumann.While a mathematician and physicist von Neumann made three fundamental contributions to economicsThe first is a 1928 paper written in German that established von Neumann as the father of game theory. The second is a 1937 paper, translated in 1945, that laid … Read More

EconTalk this wek - The Dismal Science

Paul Walker Feb 01, 2015

Alex Tabarrok of George Mason University talks to EconTalk host Russ Roberts about a recent paper Tabarrok co-authored with Shruti Rajagopalan on Gurgaon, a city in India that until recently had little or no municipal government. The two discuss the su... Read More