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Warwick Econ Sounds

Warwick Econ Sounds is a podcast series from the Department of Economics, University of Warwick, providing research-based discussion and expert analysis of key societal and economic issues. With contributions from leading academic and professional economists, the series discusses and debates the nature of the discipline itself, exploring how economists can help solve global problems and ultimately how economics impacts everyday life.

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Sponsored by the Library of Economics and Liberty, EconTalk is a weekly economics podcast hosted by Russ Roberts. Roberts, formerly an economics professor at George Mason University, is a research fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution.

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VoxTalks was set up in June 2007 to promote "research-based policy analysis and commentary by leading economists". Vox's audience consists of economists working in the public sector, private sector, academia and media – as well as students of economics in the broad sense.

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Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books.

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Old Time Radio

Listen to and download thousands of Old Time Radio shows from the Internet Archive.

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BBC Radio 4

Suggested podcasts from Radio 4 include:

  • In Our Time - radio discussion series exploring a wide variety of historical topics, presented by Melvyn Bragg.
  • More or Less - Tim Harford explains - and sometimes debunks - the numbers and statistics used in political debate, the news and everyday life.
  • 50 Things that Made the Modern Economy - Tim Harford tells the fascinating stories of inventions, ideas and innovations which have helped create the economic world.
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