MT2.5: Trick or treat? Free markets and Halloween

November 4, 2016

A podcast reflecting on the growing popularity of Halloween and the results efficiency of the allocation of resources. 

Many thanks to FreeSFX for the music featured in this podcast. 
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MT2.4: Athletic allocation

October 21, 2016

This episode discusses the economics of the recent Great Britain olympic success through investigating issues of allocation. 

Many thanks to FreeSFX for the music used in this episode.
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MT2.3 It’s cheaper to buy a fake degree (repodcast)

October 14, 2016

An episode discussing the motivations of going to university and the returns one receives from this. There are lots of topics raised here and if you would like to know more this Freakonomics podcast provides a more fuller discussion. 

Many thanks to FreeSFX for the music. 
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MT2.2 Happy-ology

October 7, 2016

An episode discussing the study of economics and social science in general.

Special thanks to FreeSFX for the music in the episode. 
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MT2.1 There is so much to learn

September 30, 2016

A short podcast introducing the second series of McManus Talks

Special thanks to FreeSFX for the music in this podcast. 
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MT27: Goodbye (for now) and good luck

June 16, 2016

Final (probably) episode for this academic year - thank you for listening. 

Special thanks to FreeSFX for the music. 
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MT26: This is all your fault II!

May 17, 2016

The subject of accountability again is discussed, this time more centred around the area of free markets. Another Planet Money case study is discussed where in a small market allowing free decisions is good. 

Many thanks to FreeSFX for the opening jingle. 
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MT25: We hear what we want to hear

May 2, 2016

A podcast discussing how our preconceptions can bias they way we see the world and interpret information. In this episode I reference this World Bank report. 

Many thanks to FreeSFX for the opening jingle. 
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MT24: Feeling grateful is free

April 14, 2016

The first episode of a new term, this week discussing the importance and the power of the `null hypothesis' (our defaults or priors when interpreting a situation). In this podcast I reference this blog and this TED talk

Many thanks to FreeSFX for the opening jingle. 
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MT23: Thank you for listening

March 19, 2016

A podcast summarising the past term of podcasts.

Many thanks to FreeSFX for the opening jingle. 
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