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Inequality, Standard of Living, and Poverty

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Raj Chetty on Economic Mobility

Economist Raj Chetty of Harvard University talks about his work on economic mobility with EconTalk…
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Michael Faye and Paul Niehaus on GiveDirectly

Economic theory teaches that people make choices that provide them with the greatest benefit. So…
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The Least Of These

Sam Quinones on Meth, Fentanyl, and the Least of Us

Author and journalist Sam Quinones talks about his book, The Least of Us, with EconTalk host…
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James Heckman on Inequality and Economic Mobility

Economist and Nobel Laureate James Heckman of the University of Chicago talks about inequality and…
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Bruce Meyer on Poverty

Economist Bruce Meyer of the University of Chicago talks about poverty with EconTalk host Russ Roberts.…
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Jason Riley on Race in America

Journalist and author Jason Riley talks about race with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Riley argues…
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Poorly Understood

Mark Rank on Poverty and Poorly Understood

Sociologist and author Mark Rank talks about his book, Poorly Understood, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts.…
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The Kindness Of Strangers

Michael McCullough on the Kindness of Strangers

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Neighborhood Defenders

Katherine Levine Einstein on Neighborhood Defenders

Why is affordable housing in such short supply? Author and political scientist Katherine Levine Einstein…
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Rob Wiblin and Russ Roberts on Charity, Science, and Utilitarianism

Rob Wiblin, host of the 80,000 Hours podcast, interviews EconTalk host Russ Roberts about charity,…
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