Tyler Cowen engages today’s deepest thinkers in wide-ranging explorations of their work, the world, and everything in between. New conversations every other Wednesday. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.
Episodes with Smash Notes
We don’t study the past for its own sake.
Why none of us can escape shelter insecurity.
How ecology and selection drive avian evolution.
Why personal experience is underrated.
Plus, the defining human attribute visible from galaxies far, far away.
How shared objectives can flip risks into value creation.
Meet the startup founder disrupting the banking industry in Argentina and Mexico
The leading expert on the FDA discusses policy in the time of COVID-19.
Art, politics, and the enduring lessons of the ancient world.
How the internationally acclaimed poet became the only guest who can answer all of Tyler’s questions.
What can new technology tell us about our ancient past?
What unites John Cochrane the econ blogger with John Cochrane the accomplished glider pilot?