Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Carnival of Economic Podcasts

More Or Less;
The numbers behind the news with presenter Tim Harford. This week: the figures behind fertility, statistical significance and what is a recession?

Phelps Says Unemployment Has `Exploded Like a Virus'

Levitt Says Davos Exhibits `Extravagence' of Power, Excess

Case Says Housing to Hit Bottom This Year as Building Stalls
Karl Case, an economics professor at Wellesley College and co-creator of the S&P/Case-Shiller home-price index, talks with Bloomberg's Pimm Fox and Ken Prewitt about U.S. housing.

LSE's Davies Sees More Turmoil in U.S. Insurance Market

Taleb Says Banking Is Organized to `Milk' Investors

Stephen Roach Says Mood at Davos Is `Very Pessimistic'

Yale's Levin Says Economic Stimulus May Not Be Enough

Hausmann Predicts More Fiscal Regulation in 2009

Geiger Says Lawsuit Could Expose Madoff's Swiss Assets

Big Powers/Small Conflicts - The U.S. in the Sri Lanka Peace Process

Reflections on the World Economy - Paul Volcker

Origins of and Responses to the Ongoing Financial Market Crisis

Crisis and Capitalism: Does History Suggest Where We`re Headed?
Michael Bordo, Prof. of Economics, Rutgers University; Jerry Muller, Professor of History, Catholic University of America; Robert J. Shiller, Arthur M. Okun Professor of Economics, Yale University; Richard Sylla, Henry Kaufman Professor of the History of Financial Institutions and Markets, New York University .

1 comment:

Kieran said...


Over here in Canada we get ABC radio in the middle of the night. Last week, they started a feature on e-government on one of their programs. For the life of me, I can't seem to find the program on their website, if you include a link to the program on your next podcast link dump, that would greatly appreciated, many thanks