MP3: Joel Mokyr on Growth, Innovation, and Stagnation

25.11.2013

To download Joel Mokyr on Growth, Innovation, and Stagnation mp3 for free: Right Click -> Save Link As.../Save Target As...


Joel Mokyr on Growth, Innovation, and Stagnation MP3

Joel Mokyr of Northwestern University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the future of the American economy. Mokyr rejects the claims that the we are entering an area of stagnation or permanently lower economic growth. He argues that measured growth understates the impact on human welfare. Many of the most important discoveries are new products that are often poorly measured and not reflected in measures s... Source: econtalk.org

More songs from econtalk.org

  • Admati on Bank Regulation and the Bankers' New Clothes

    Admati on Bank Regulation and the Bankers' New Clothes MP3

    Anat Admati of Stanford University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about her new book (co-authored with Martin Hellwig), The Bankers' New Clothes. Admati argues that the best way to reduce the fragility of the banking system is to increase capital requirements--that is, require banks to finance their activities with a greater proportion of equity rather than debt. She explains how debt magnifies returns and los...

    08.04.2013

    Play

    econtalk.org radio podcast econtalk.org

    08.04.2013

  • Roger Noll on the Economics of Sports

    Roger Noll on the Economics of Sports MP3

    Roger Noll of Stanford University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the economics of sports. Noll discusses the economic effects of stadium subsidies, the labor market for athletes, the business side of college sports, competitive balance in sports leagues, safety in sports, performance-enhancing drugs, and how the role of sports in the lives of children has changed. Play Time: 1:06:57 How do I lis...

    27.08.2012

    Play

    econtalk.org radio podcast econtalk.org

    27.08.2012

  • Kling on the Unseen World of Banking, Mortgages, and Government

    Kling on the Unseen World of Banking, Mortgages, and Government MP3

    Arnold Kling of EconLog talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the weird world of banking. Why do mortgages look the way they do? What do banks contribute to economic activity? How does regulation and legislation change the structure of what banks do? What would banks look like and the housing market look like if government were less involved? Kling discusses these questions and more including the hidden subsid...

    05.07.2010

    Play

    econtalk.org radio podcast econtalk.org

    05.07.2010

  • Stevenson and Wolfers on Happiness, Growth, and the Reinhart-Rogoff Controversy

    Stevenson and Wolfers on Happiness, Growth, and the Reinhart-Rogoff Controversy MP3

    Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers, of the University of Michigan talk with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about their work on the relationship between income and happiness. They argue that there is a positive relationship over time and across countries between income and self-reported measures of happiness. The second part of the conversation looks at the recent controversy surrounding work by Reinhart and Rogoff on t...

    24.06.2013

    Play

    econtalk.org radio podcast econtalk.org

    24.06.2013

  • Lipstein on Hospitals

    Lipstein on Hospitals MP3

    Steven Lipstein, President and CEO of BJC HealthCare--a $3 billion hospital system in St. Louis, Missouri--talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the economics of hospitals. They discuss pricing, the advantages and disadvantages of specialization in modern medical care, and culture and governance of non-profit hospitals vs. for-profit hospitals. At the end they talk about the positives and negatives of a natio...

    08.12.2008

    Play

    econtalk.org radio podcast econtalk.org

    08.12.2008

For a better experience please download Adobe Flash Player from http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer

Close

You can skip this ad in 6 seconds