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Economic Rockstar is created for you, the economist, financial analyst, teacher or student. If you are looking to expand your knowledge or awareness, Frank Conway delivers the information you just don't want to miss. Economic Rockstar brings to you each week an economist, financial analyst or business leader who shares their experiences, research interests or ideas. Hear their views on different schools of economic thinking - Chicago, Austrian, Keynesian and Classical, behavioral economics, stock markets, and how economics and finance can be used in our lives. Economic Rockstar interviews top-level lecturers and academics from highly renowned universities, best-selling authors and bloggers, inspirational CEOs and business leaders, as well as amazing and thought-provoking people who have recently discovered economics and finance and are carving out a career in their new-found passion. Guests in each episode gives us wonderful advice, takeaways and insights that will help you become part of the Economic Rockstar community that will be 'Connecting Brilliant Minds in Economics and Finance'.

Economic Rockstar is created for you, the economist, financial analyst, teacher or student. If you are looking to expand your knowledge or awareness, Frank Conway delivers the information you just don't want to miss. Economic Rockstar brings to you each week an economist, financial analyst or business leader who shares their experiences, research interests or ideas. Hear their views on different schools of economic thinking - Chicago, Austrian, Keynesian and Classical, behavioral economics, stock markets, and how economics and finance can be used in our lives. Economic Rockstar interviews top-level lecturers and academics from highly renowned universities, best-selling authors and bloggers, inspirational CEOs and business leaders, as well as amazing and thought-provoking people who have recently discovered economics and finance and are carving out a career in their new-found passion. Guests in each episode gives us wonderful advice, takeaways and insights that will help you become part of the Economic Rockstar community that will be 'Connecting Brilliant Minds in Economics and Finance'.
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Economic Rockstar is created for you, the economist, financial analyst, teacher or student. If you are looking to expand your knowledge or awareness, Frank Conway delivers the information you just don't want to miss. Economic Rockstar brings to you each week an economist, financial analyst or business leader who shares their experiences, research interests or ideas. Hear their views on different schools of economic thinking - Chicago, Austrian, Keynesian and Classical, behavioral economics, stock markets, and how economics and finance can be used in our lives. Economic Rockstar interviews top-level lecturers and academics from highly renowned universities, best-selling authors and bloggers, inspirational CEOs and business leaders, as well as amazing and thought-provoking people who have recently discovered economics and finance and are carving out a career in their new-found passion. Guests in each episode gives us wonderful advice, takeaways and insights that will help you become part of the Economic Rockstar community that will be 'Connecting Brilliant Minds in Economics and Finance'.

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Episodes

175: Glenn Hubbard on Leadership Values, Supply-Side Economics and Manhattanville

2/15/2019
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Professor Glenn Hubbard is an American economist and academic. He is currently the Dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of Business, where he is also Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics. On September 13, 2018 he announced that he would not seek another term in his position as Dean after having served out his current term which ends on June 30, 2019. Glenn previously served as Deputy Assistant Secretary at the U.S. Department of the Treasury from 1991 to 1993,...

Duration:00:22:07

174: Wendy Carlin on The Core Project, Capitalism, Democracy and Normative Statements

1/31/2019
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Wendy Carlin is Professor of Economics at University College London (UCL), Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London, and Fellow of the European Economic Association. Her research focuses on macroeconomics, institutions and economic performance, and the economics of transition. She is a member of the Expert Advisory Panel of the UK’s Office for Budget Responsibility. She has acted as a consultant for international organizations such as the European Bank for...

Duration:00:54:42

173: Stephen Wright on Core Econ as a Learning Resource for Mainstream Economics

1/28/2019
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This is an excerpt from a previous conversation that I had with Professor Stephen Wright but was unreleased at the time. We felt it appropriate that it should be released at a time if I ever spoke to Professor Wendy Carlin. This day is coming and now this part of my conversation with Stephen can be released. Check out the links over at www.economicrockstar.com/coreecon. Visit www.core-eco.org to access this amazing website.

Duration:00:15:24

172: Best of 2018 Part 2: From the Great Depression to Futurism; Institutions, Individualism and Cooperation

1/21/2019
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This is a reflection on some episodes from 2018. The themes I have chosen looks at growing up in the Great Depression and what to expect in the future with AR and AI, as well as Institutions, Individualism, Cooperation and Reciprocity. Featured episodes are: 123 Vernon Smith on his early childhood years during the Great Depression and how they survived by moving to live on a farm before losing it all, his mother as a socialist and who she voted for in the Presidential elections in 1919...

Duration:01:56:24

171: Best of 2018 Part 1

1/2/2019
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Best of 2018 Part 1 Excerpts from the following episodes feature in this 'Best of 2018 Part1'. 170 Jim Rogers on opportunities in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Venezuela and North Korea 139 Loretta Napoleoni North Korea growth prospects and how they can position themselves in the world economy 155 Lotta Moberg Refugee Cities and SEZs 167 James Kenneth Galbraith on the prospects for the Greek economy 150 Chris Blattman the economic and psychological effects of violence and war esp among...

Duration:01:50:18

170: Jim Rogers on Investing in 2019 and the US Debt Problem

12/23/2018
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Jim Rogers is an American businessman and financial commentator based in Singapore. He is the Chairman of Rogers Holdings and Beeland Interests, Inc. In 1973, Jim co-founded of the Quantum Fund with George Soros and having retired at the age of 37, Jim spent some of his time traveling on a motorcycle around the world - a Guinness World Record and one which is documented in Investment Biker, a international bestselling book. He has been a guest professor of finance at the Columbia Business...

Duration:00:56:47

169: Jennifer Murtazashvili on Democracy and Informal Order in Afghanistan and Uzbekistan

12/16/2018
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Jennifer Murtazashvili is professor and director of the International Development Program at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research explores questions of governance, public administration, and local institutions with a geographical focus on Central and South Asia and the former Soviet Union. Jennifer’s first book, Informal Order and the State in Afghanistan, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2016. Check out the...

Duration:01:05:49

168: Harry Markowitz on His Journey Through Philosophy and Finance and Not Being Done Yet

12/1/2018
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Dr. Harry Markowitz is the principal of Markowitz Company, and an adjunct professor at the Rady School of Management, UCSD. Harry has applied computer and mathematical techniques to various practical decision making areas. In recognition of his work, Harry received the 1989 Von Neumann Award from the Operations Research Society of America for his work on portfolio theory, sparse matrix techniques and the SIMSCRIPT simulation programming language. In 1990 he shared The Nobel Prize in...

Duration:01:02:08

167: James Kenneth Galbraith on Inequality, Democracy and the Impact of the Financial Crisis on Greece

11/25/2018
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James Kenneth Galbraith is the Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr. Chair in Government/Business Relations and Professor of Government at Lyndon B. Johnson School of Business Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. He directs the University of Texas Inequality Project and is a managing editor of Structural Change and Economic Dynamics. In 2014 he was co-winner, with Angus Deaton, of the Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economics. James has a PhD from Yale University. James Galbraith's...

Duration:00:59:17

166: Naomi Brockwell on Bitcoins, Blockchain and ICOs

11/16/2018
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In this episode with Naomi Brockwell, we discuss bitcoin, blockchain and initial coin offerings (ICOs). This is our second conversation - 4 years on from our first back in 2014. Check out the links at www.economicrockstar.com/naomi Support the podcast at www.patreon.com/economicrockstar Enjoy!

Duration:00:34:13

165: Stephen Wright on Valuing the Stock Market Using Equity q

11/9/2018
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Stephen Wright is Professor of Economics at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. Previously Professor Wright worked at the Bank of England and Cambridge University. He is co-author of 'Valuing Wall Street: Protecting Wealth in Turbulent Times' - an informative book published in 2000 warning of the high valuation placed on stocks at that time. In this episode we discuss his work on valuing the stock market using a variant of Tobin's q - a valuation method put forward by the late...

Duration:01:13:58

164: Nicholas Gruen on Data Sharing and Reform in Economic Thinking

11/1/2018
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Nicholas Gruen is CEO of Lateral Economics and is a widely published policy economist, entrepreneur and commentator. In this episode Professor Gruen discusses the need for reform in economics at both academic and policy level. He also explains the importance of information and how information is poorly managed at the central planning stage but can be used effectively under the right direction if this information or data can be shareable both from the private and the public sector. Check...

Duration:01:20:29

163: Kevin Kelly on the Inevitable and Asking Questions of the Unknown

10/25/2018
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Kevin Kelly is cofounder of Wired Magazine and former editor of The Whole Earth Review. He is considered a futurist and has written a number of books identifying technological trends and innovations, including his most recent book The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future. Check out the episode at www.economicrockstar.com/kevinkelly or watch it over on the Economic Rockstar YouTube channel. Support the podcast at...

Duration:01:07:45

162: Jennifer Burns on Ayn Rand:Goddess of the Market and Objectivism

10/20/2018
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In this episode Jennifer Burns, Associate Professor of History and Research Fellow of Stanford's Hoover Institution, explores the life and work of Ayn Rand. Jennifer's book Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand and the American Right was featured in this episode and is available at all leading bookstores. Check out the links at www.economicrockstar.com/jenniferburns Support the podcast at www.patreon.com/economicrockstar

Duration:00:58:16

161: Tyler Cowen on Stubborn Attachments - A Vision for a Society of Free and Prosperous Individuals

10/11/2018
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Tyler Cowen is Holbert L. Harris Chair of Economics at George Mason University and serves as chairman and general director of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He is coauthor of the popular economics blog Marginal Revolution and cofounder of the online educational platform Marginal Revolution University. His latest book 'Stubborn Attachments' is part of our discussion in this episode. Check out www.economicrockstar.com/tylercowen for all links, books and resources mentioned...

Duration:01:07:09

160: Arjo Klamer on the Value of Culture and Art in Economics

10/4/2018
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Arjo Klamer is Professor of Cultural Economics at the Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands. His recent book 'Doing the Right Thing: a Value Based Approach' looks at the human perspective in the economy and the firm. It focuses on the most important goods such as families, homes, communities, knowledge and art. It places economic processes in their cultural context. Professor Klamer's other book 'The Value of Culture' is also discussed in this episode. Check out the links at...

Duration:01:24:07

159: Diane Coyle Rebroadcast on GDP, Its Shortcomings and Alternative Measures

9/23/2018
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This is a rebroadcast of a conversation I had with professor Diane Coyle. It first featured as episode 69 on 21 January 2016. Check out www.economicrockstar.com/dianecoyle for all links, books and resources mentioned in this episode. Support the podcast on Patreon for as little as $1 per month over at www.patreon.com/economicrockstar

Duration:00:57:31

158: Robin Hanson Rebroadcast: The Age of Em and How Brain Emulations Will Double Economic Growth Every Month

9/14/2018
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This is a rebroadcast of my conversation with Professor Robin Hanson of George Mason University. Robin discusses his book the Age of Em and I decided to rebroadcast this after listening to The Joe Rogan Experience with Elon Musk. Check out the show notes page at www.economicrockstar.com/robinhanson Support the show at www.patreon.com/economicrockstar Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

Duration:01:04:01

157: François Allisson on Value and Prices in Russian Economic Thought

9/8/2018
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François Allisson is a scholar in history of economic thought and a senior lecturer at the Centre Walras-Pareto at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland. His research interests encompass the whole history of Russian economic thought, with a special emphasis on the theories of value and prices at the end of the imperial period and the beginning of the Soviet era ( which covers the years from the 1870s to the 1920s). In this episode we chat about pricing using the theory labour of value...

Duration:01:55:36

156: Peter Boettke on Hayekian Economics, Political Economy and Social Philosophy

8/31/2018
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Peter Boettke of George Mason University joins me once again on the podcast. He discusses the Hayekian principles laid out in his new book "F. A. Hayek: Economics, Political Economy and Social Philosophy". Check out the links at www.economicrockstar.com/hayekeconomics Support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/economicrockstar

Duration:01:55:38