AEA Research Highlights Podcast

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The AEA conducts podcast interviews on a wide range of topics with economists whose research appears in our journals. Listen to episodes posted below or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts:

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Bonus: The case for paying college athletes

July 23, 2021
Allen Sanderson and John Siegfried discuss why they believe the NCAA's current model is broken.
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Episode 32: How policy shapes culture

July 21, 2021
Natalie Bau discusses the impact that pension reform had on traditional family arrangements in Indonesia and Ghana.
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Episode 31: More than a few bad apples

July 07, 2021
Steven Mello discusses discrimination within the Florida Highway Patrol and what it reveals about racial bias in the US.
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Episode 30: LGBTQ economics

June 23, 2021
Lee Badgett discusses her research on the effects of sexual orientation-based discrimination and how economists can engage in the fight for equality.
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Episode 29: Making economic tools more reliable

June 09, 2021
An interview with Isaiah Andrews, the 2021 John Bates Clark Medalist
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Episode 28: The pros and cons of collaboration

May 26, 2021
Benjamin Jones discusses the rise of team research and implications for professional advancement.
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Episode 27: American capitalism and incarceration

May 12, 2021
Anita Mukherjee discusses the consequences of private prisons for inmates in the United States.
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Episode 26: Creating Africa’s own Green Revolution

April 28, 2021
Dean Yang discusses how temporary farming subsidies in Mozambique are giving a massive boost to food production and economic well-being.
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Episode 24: Climate change and migration

March 31, 2021
Klaus Desmet discusses how accounting for spatial shifts changes estimates of how rising sea levels will affect the economy.
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