The Invisible Hand from CBC Radio
About This Show
If you think you understand economics - and who does? - think again. The Invisible Hand, hosted by Matthew Lazin-Ryder explains why gouging is good, why non-profits should be profitable, and how supply-and-demand principles govern the world of love and marriage. It’s a defiantly non-dismal take on the “dismal science” of economics.
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Homo Economicus 2.0 Podcast
Aug 28 12
Economists often use models to explain economic theory at work. In the simplest models, we humans are depicted as coldly rational beings who compute all our options, and act in our own self interest. This prototype of a person is called Homo Economicus. New thinking, however, is giving us a much more well-rounded view of human behaviour within economics. In this episode we reveal a new model of a man, Homo Economicus 2.0.