Your Favorite Episodes of 2019
By Amy Willis
Here are the results of the survey of your favorite episodes of 2019. We thank the many hundreds of you from you dozens of countries who responded to our survey. We;ve included links to our EconTalk Extras, which complement episodes offering questions for further thought and conversation.
Here are the Top 10. The 10th episode,
- Number 10, Chris Arnade on Dignity.
- Dignity Beside Despair [Extra]
- Number 9, Rory Sutherland on Alchemy.
- Number 8, Alain Bertaud on Cities, Planning, and Order Without Design.
- Number 7, David Epstein on Mastery, Specialization, and Range.
- Maybe Quitters DO Win [Extra]
- Number 6, Bjorn Lomborg on the Costs and Benefits of Attacking Climate Change.
- Adjust or ATTACK? [Extra]
- Number 5, Andrew McAfee on More From Less.
- Data versus Drama [Extra]
- Number 4, Tyler Cowen on Big Business.
- Share the Love? [Extra}
- Number 3, Michael Munger on Crony Capitalism.
- Confronting our Unicorns [Extra]
- Number 2, George Will on the Conservative Sensibility.
- Government Now and Then [Extra]
The Number 1 Episode, as voted by you, the listeners, for 2019 was
which 40% of you put in your top five, which might be a record.
Honorable mentions: two episodes that made the top 10 for voters who listened to every episode–special category–Stephen Kotkin on Solzhenitsyn, and Gary Greenberg on the Placebo Effect. They would have been in the top 10 if we had limited the voting to those people.