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Katy Milkman on How to Change

Behavioral scientist Katy Milkman of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania talks about her book How to Change with EconTalk host Russ Roberts....

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Roya Hakakian on A Beginner's Guide to America
Author and poet Roya Hakakian talks about her latest book, A Beginner's Guide to America: For the Immigrant and the Curious...
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Angela Duckworth on Grit
How important is grit relative to talent? Can grit be taught? Angela Duckworth of the University of Pennsylvania and author...
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By Amy Willis

C'mon Get Happy!

How can you tell if you're really happy? What makes other people happy? Are these empirical questions that can be answered? In this episode, EconTalk host Russ Roberts continues his exploration of happiness studies with psychologist Emiliana Simon-Thomas of UC...


Daniel Hamermesh on Spending Time

Economist and author Daniel Hamermesh of Barnard College and the Institute for the Study of Labor talks about his latest book, Spending Time, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Hamermesh explores how we treat time relative to money, how much we...

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