Conversations with Tyler

Tyler Cowen engages today’s deepest thinkers in wide-ranging explorations of their work, the world, and everything in between. New conversations every other Wednesday. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h1m. Bisher sind 110 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

episode 97: Ashley Mears on Status and Beauty

How many academics can claim to have modeled on the side?



Thomas Hoenig on Bank Capitalization and Fed Policy after COVID-19

As the economy recovers from the fallout of COVID-19, policymakers should consider committing to a long-term, systematic deleveraging of the banking sector.



episode 96: Paul Romer on a Culture of Science and Working Hard

From charter cities to mass testing for COVID-19, Paul Romer doesn’t always think his ideas are good—they’re just better than the alternatives.



episode 95: Adam Tooze on our Financial Past and Future

What economic history can tell us about navigating the current crisis.



episode 94: Glen Weyl on Fighting COVID-19 and the Role of the Academic Expert

His ambitious strategy to return to (something like) normal.


 2020-04-29  55m

episode 93: Philip E. Tetlock on Forecasting and Foraging as a Fox

Is accuracy really what we want from forecasters?


 2020-04-22  54m

episode 92: Emily St. John Mandel on Fact, Fiction, and the Familiar

How film and literature can help us navigate reality.


 2020-03-31  55m

episode 91: Ross Douthat on Decadence and Dynamism

What social forces are trending toward stagnation—and how can we stop them?


 2020-03-25  1h7m

episode 90: Russ Roberts and Tyler on COVID-19

Tyler and Russ Roberts joined forces for a special livestreamed conversation on COVID-19. How are they both adjusting to social isolation?


 2020-03-17  1h19m

episode 89: John McWhorter on Linguistics, Music, and Race (Live at Mason)

Who can you ask about the Great American Songbook, the finer Jell-O flavors, and peculiar languages like Saramaccan all while expecting the same kind of fast, thoughtful, and energetic response? Listeners of Lexicon Valley know the answer.


 2020-03-04  1h18m