The Human Action Podcast

The Human Action Podcast

The Human Action Podcast features in-depth interviews on current topics in economics through an Austro-libertarian lens.

Why This Recession is Different

Tags EducationFinancial MarketsOther Schools of Thought
9 hours agoMises Media

Jeff makes the case for viewing today's economy as quite unlike that of 2007—due to steady increases in CPI, more fiscal stimulus relative to monetary stimulus, and ongoing supply shock issues from COVID.

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Is Economics a Dead Discipline?

Tags EducationFinancial MarketsOther Schools of Thought

The economics discipline has devolved into statistics, models, and hard science envy. Is the profession doing any good, or active harm? Per Bylund joins Jeff and Bob to discuss.

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Davos: Has Globalism Peaked?

01/20/2023Mises Media

Jeff and Bob break down this week's Davos WEF conference and consider whether global elites really have the mechanisms to impose their plans.

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Dr. Peter Klein on the Disconnect in Labor Markets

Dr. Peter Klein joins Jeff and Bob to explain the huge disconnect between supply and demand for labor in post-COVID America.

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How FedGov Destroyed the Housing Market

01/06/2023Mises Media

Alex Pollock joins Jeff to describe the reality of the housing market that few Americans know

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The Human Action Podcast Predictions for 2023

12/30/2022Mises Media

Bob and Jeff make their provocative 2023 predictions for the economy, the Fed, politics, world events, and cultural issues.

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Jeff Deist on What 2023 Portends

12/23/2022Mises Media

You don't want to miss Jeff's unvarnished thoughts on the Left, the Right, the economy, and what is sure to be a turbulent New Year.

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The Decline of Public Intellectuals

Tags EducationPhilosophyStrategyOther Schools of Thought

Does 2022 America still have legitimate intellectuals? Professor Paul Gottfried joins Jeff and Bob to consider the state of real and pseudo-intellectualism.

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Are Capital Markets Corrupt?

Tags Corporate WelfareFinancial MarketsMonopoly and Competition
12/09/2022Mises Media

Hunter Hastings joins Jeff for a thoroughgoing discussion of how monetary and fiscal policy distort capital markets and create perverse incentives for financialization rather than real production.

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The Bad Economics of Twitter

12/02/2022Mises Media

Jeff and Bob break down the good, bad, and ugly behind Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter.

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