Russ Roberts

July 2006

A Monthly Archive (4 entries)
 

Podcast episode Cogan on Improving the Health Care System

EconTalk Episode with John Cogan
Hosted by Russ Roberts

Russ Roberts talks with Stanford University's John Cogan about what's wrong with America's health care system and how to make it right.

Along the way they discuss economics of health care, the tax treatment of employer-provided insurance, the role of state-mandated insurance requirements and the political economy of health care reform.

Size: 12.1 MB
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CATEGORIES: Health , John Cogan

   

Podcast episode Making Schools Better: A Conversation with Rick Hanushek

EconTalk Episode with Eric Hanushek
Hosted by Russ Roberts

Russ Roberts and Rick Hanushek, of Stanford University, talk about why the standard reforms such as more spending or better educated teachers have failed and what needs to be done in the future.

Size: 7.9 MB
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Podcast episode Barro on Growth

EconTalk Episode with Robert Barro
Hosted by Russ Roberts

Russ Roberts interviews Robert Barro, Harvard University Professor and Hoover Institution Senior Fellow, on the economics of growth, what the developed world can do to help poor people around the world, and the role of US assets and the dollar in world finance.

Size: 10.9 MB
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CATEGORIES: Growth , Robert Barro

   

Podcast episode An Interview with Gary Becker

EconTalk Episode with Gary Becker
Hosted by Russ Roberts

Russ Roberts interviews Gary Becker on the challenges of being an intellectual maverick, the economic approach to human behavior, the influences of Adam Smith and Alfred Marshall on Becker's work and Becker's optimism for the future of economics.

Size: 6.9 MB
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