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.

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episode 99: Annie Duke on Poker, Probabilities, and How We Make Decisions

How do gamblers stay rational and happy?



episode 98: Rachel Harmon on Policing

While there’s no silver bullet, real reforms are possible.



episode 97: Ashley Mears on Status and Beauty

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


 2020-06-03  1h1m

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.


 2020-05-25  55m

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.


 2020-05-20  59m

episode 95: Adam Tooze on our Financial Past and Future

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


 2020-05-06  1h5m

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