Economic Rockstar

Economic Rockstar is created for you, the economist, financial analyst, teacher or student. If you are looking to expand your knowledge or awareness, Frank Conway delivers the information you just don't want to miss. Economic Rockstar brings to you each week an economist, financial analyst or business leader who shares their experiences, research interests or ideas. Hear their views on different schools of economic thinking - Chicago, Austrian, Keynesian and Classical, behavioral economics, stock markets, and how economics and finance can be used in our lives. Economic Rockstar interviews top-level lecturers and academics from highly renowned universities, best-selling authors and bloggers, inspirational CEOs and business leaders, as well as amazing and thought-provoking people who have recently discovered economics and finance and are carving out a career in their new-found passion. Guests in each episode gives us wonderful advice, takeaways and insights that will help you become part of the Economic Rockstar community that will be 'Connecting Brilliant Minds in Economics and Finance'.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 54m. Bisher sind 177 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 6 days 21 hours 16 minutes


155: Lotta Moberg on Refugee Cities and the Blockchain Industry as Special Economic Zones

Lotta Moberg is a Macroeconomic Analyst for William Blair’s Dynamic Allocation Strategies (DAS) team. She has a Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University and earned her BA in Economics from Lund University (Sweden). Prior to joining the DAS...


 2018-08-25  1h9m

154: Pat Holt on the Economics in Spider-Man, Wonder Woman and Black Panther

Pat Holt is a computer engineer, a comic book geek and a born-again economics lover.   Pat reached out to Brian O'Roark after listening to episode 116 of this podcast and after a while, he contributed a chapter to the book 'Superheroes and...


 2018-08-18  1h9m

153: Sarah Skwire and Steve Horwitz on Their Writing Approach, Advice, Habits and Struggles

I catch up once again with Sarah Skwire and Steve Horwitz but this episode is a little different and was inspired by my previous conversation with Sarah back in episode 129. We chat about their approach to writing, their habits and struggles that they...


 2018-08-12  1h43m

152: David Kyle Johnson on Economics and Philosophy in Soylent Green

This is a 3rd instalment of my interviews with Professor David Kyle Johnson, an  Associate Professor of Philosophy at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. We catch up again after watching the 1973 dystopian movie 'Soylent Green' and...


 2018-08-05  1h5m

151: David Kyle Johnson Unreleased Bonus Episode Continuing Our Conversation from Episode 146

This is a continuation of my conversation with Professor David Kyle Johnson from Episode 146. Here we talk about some economic themes present in the 1970s movie Soylent Green and more. Show notes at Support the show...


 2018-08-03  37m

150: Chris Blattman on Crime, Cocaine, Chicago Gangs and the Colombia Mafia

Chris Blattman is the Ramalee E. Pearson Professor of Global Conflict Studies at The University of Chicago’s Pearson Institute and Harris Public Policy. He is an economist and political scientist who studies poverty, violence and crime in developing...


 2018-07-29  1h23m

149: Soumaya Keynes on Tariffs, Trump and Trade Agreements

Soumaya Keynes is the economics and trade correspondent at The Economist. She writes for the print edition and the Free Exchange blog. Before joining The Economist Soumaya did research on the public finances and pensions at the...


 2018-07-21  1h8m

148: Tom W. Bell on Special Economic Zones, Copyright and Liberland

Tom W. Bell earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Chicago in 1993, then practiced law in Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C. before serving as a policy director at the Cato Institute. In 1998, he joined the faculty of Chapman...


 2018-07-15  1h16m

147: Ngaio Hotte on Resource Economics, Externalities and Elinor Ostrom

Ngaio Hotte is a Ph.D candidate at the University of British Columbia. Her research title is ‘How can trust be built among parties engaged in collaborative natural resource governance?’ and she draws influence from the work of the only female...


 2018-07-09  41m

146: David Kyle Johnson on Science Fiction as Philosophy and Finding Nietzsche's Übermensch in Economics

Dr. David Kyle Johnson is Associate Professor of Philosophy at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He earned a master’s degree and doctorate in philosophy from the University of Oklahoma. At Oklahoma, he won the coveted Kenneth Merrill...


 2018-06-30  1h7m