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The Jolly Swagman Podcast
69 minutes | 5 days ago
#129: Marvellous Melbourne And Australia's Darkest Depression - Graeme Davison
Graeme Davison is Australia's most eminent urban historian.Full transcript available at: josephnoelwalker.com/graeme-davison
72 minutes | 11 days ago
#128: A Forgotten Genius - Cheryl Misak
Cheryl Misak is a Canadian philosopher and the author of Frank Ramsey: A Sheer Excess of Powers.Full transcript available at: josephnoelwalker.com/misak
60 minutes | a month ago
#127: Progress And Planet - Malcolm Turnbull
Malcolm Turnbull was the 29th Prime Minister of Australia.Full transcript available at: josephnoelwalker.com/malcolm-turnbull
96 minutes | a month ago
#126: The Craft Of Comedy And The Art Of A Lasting Partnership - Andy Lee
Andy Lee is one half of iconic Australian comedy duo Hamish & Andy.Full transcript available at: josephnoelwalker.com/andy-lee
85 minutes | 2 months ago
#125: The Reign Of Keynes, Part II - Lord Robert Skidelsky
Robert Skidelsky, FBA is a British economic historian. He is the author of a three-volume award-winning biography of British economist John Maynard Keynes.Full transcript available at: josephnoelwalker.com/skidelsky
63 minutes | 2 months ago
#124: Recollections Of A Wild Man In The Wings - Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky is the father of modern linguistics and one of the most cited scholars in modern history. He is also one of the most influential public intellectuals in the world, having written more than 150 books.Full transcript available at: josephnoelwalker.com/chomsky
69 minutes | 2 months ago
#123: There Is Such A Thing As Society - Sir Paul Collier
Sir Paul Collier is a British development economist. He is currently a professor of economics at the University of Oxford and was the Director of the Development Research Group at the World Bank between 1998 and 2003. Paul has authored numerous books, including The Bottom Billion, The Plundered Planet, and The Future of Capitalism. His latest book, co-authored with John Kay, is Greed is Dead: Politics After Individualism.
89 minutes | 2 months ago
#122: The Reign Of Keynes - Zach Carter
Zach Carter is a senior reporter at The Huffington Post and the author of the New York Times bestseller The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy and the Life of John Maynard Keynes.Full transcript available at: josephnoelwalker.com/zach-carter
85 minutes | 3 months ago
#121: The Doyen Of Behavioural Genetics On Untangling Nature And Nurture - Robert Plomin
Robert Plomin is one of the world's leading behavioural geneticists. He is currently MRC Research Professor in Behavioural Genetics at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King’s College London.
106 minutes | 3 months ago
#120: The Republic Is In Peril - Jack A. Goldstone
Jack A. Goldstone is an American sociologist and is widely regarded as one of the world's leading experts on the subject of revolutions..Full transcript available at: josephnoelwalker.com/jack-goldstone
69 minutes | 3 months ago
#119: Lessons And Insights From A Maverick Who Made It - Mark Cuban
Mark Cuban is an American billionaire investor, entrepreneur and TV personality.Full transcript available at: josephnoelwalker.com/mark-cuban
110 minutes | 3 months ago
#118: The Wisdom Of Frank Wilczek
Frank Wilczek won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2004 and is considered one of the world’s most eminent theoretical physicists.Full transcript available at: josephnoelwalker.com/frank-wilczek
85 minutes | 3 months ago
#117: The Moral Causes And Consequences Of Economic Growth - Benjamin M. Friedman
Benjamin M. Friedman is widely recognised as one of the world's leading macroeconomists. He is currently the William Joseph Maier Professor of Political Economy at Harvard University.Read the full transcript at: josephnoelwalker.com/ben-friedman
74 minutes | 4 months ago
#116: The Indiana Jones Of Anthropology On The Origins Of Western Psychology - Joe Henrich
Joe Henrich is Professor and Chair of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University. He is the author of The Secret of Our Success and The Weirdest People in the World.
86 minutes | 4 months ago
#115: Deaths Of Despair And The Future Of Capitalism - Angus Deaton
Sir Angus Deaton is a Nobel Prize-winning economist and coauthor of Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism.Read the full transcript at: josephnoelwalker.com/deaton
120 minutes | 4 months ago
#114: On Ayn Rand, Cooperation, And Successful Societies - David Sloan Wilson
David Sloan Wilson is an evolutionary biologist.
106 minutes | 5 months ago
#113: What I Learned In 2020 - John Hempton
Show notesSelected links Follow John: Blog | Twitter 'Approaches to Studying Policy Representation', paper by David Brockman 'Indebted Demand', paper by Atif Mian, Ludwig Struab and Amir Sufi Topics discussed Lessons from past market cycles. 4:51 Astarra-Trio. 10:43 Retail investors: Welcome to the party. 24:14 When John met Jim (Simons). 28:13 Can you predict market tops? 33:00 Are there any good reasons for believing this time really is different? 40:37 The Dunning-Kruger effect is everywhere. 52:18 A behavioural model of the coronavirus. 55:45 The illusion of the political centre. 1:10:19 How inequality may be distorting monetary policy, and vice versa. 1:23:00 SPAC attack. 1:26:03 The puzzle of Middleby. 1:31:15 Bull masturbating. 1:33:01 2020: a year of puzzles. 1:42:30
108 minutes | 5 months ago
Rational Minds Part 5: Heuristics Make Us Smart - Gerd Gigerenzer
Gerd Gigerenzer is a German psychologist and director emeritus of the Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development.
66 minutes | 5 months ago
Rational Minds Part 4: The Blind Leading The Blind - David Hirshleifer
David Hirshleifer is a professor of finance and currently holds the Merage chair in Business Growth at the University of California.
79 minutes | 5 months ago
Rational Minds Part 3: Rethinking Bubbles - Vernon Smith
Vernon Smith won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2002. This is his second appearance on the show.
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