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Judith Donath on Signaling, Design, and the Social Machine | EconTalk | Library of Economics and Liberty
Judith Donath, author of The Social Machine, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the ideas in her book--an examination of signaling, online identity, and online community. Donath argues that design elements in technology play a key role in...
Roberts on Smith, Ricardo, and Trade | EconTalk | Library of Economics and Liberty
Russ Roberts, host of EconTalk, does a monologue this week on the economics of trade and specialization. Economists have focused on David Ricardo\'s idea of comparative advantage as the source of specialization and wealth creation from trade. Drawing on...
Leeson on Pirates and the Invisible Hook | EconTalk | Library of Economics and Liberty
Peter Leeson of George Mason University and author of The Invisible Hook talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the economics of 18th century pirates and what we can learn from their behavior. Leeson argues that pirates pioneered a...
Andresen on BitCoin and Virtual Currency | EconTalk | Library of Economics and Liberty
Gavin Andresen, Principal of the BitCoin Virtual Currency Project, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about BitCoin, an innovative attempt to create a decentralized electronic currency. Andresen explains the origins of BitCoin, how new currency gets created, how you...
Graham on Start-ups, Innovation, and Creativity | EconTalk | Library of Economics and Liberty
Paul Graham, essayist, programmer and partner in the y-combinator talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about start-ups, innovation, and creativity. Graham draws on his experience as entrepreneur and investor to discuss the current state of the start-up world and...
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