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.

Remembering the Contributions of Lucas and Alchian

Tags MacroeconomicsBusiness CyclesOther Schools of Thought
05/19/2023Mises Media

Bob and Brian Albrecht discuss rational expectations, real business cycle theory, and how Alchian cracked the military's top secrets.

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Does the Inverted Yield Curve Signal a Coming Recession?

05/12/2023Mises Media

Dr. Paul Cwik joins Bob to discuss the inverted yield curve's "signal" of an impending recession.

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Can Supercomputers Make Socialism Work?

Tags SocialismCalculation and KnowledgePricesProduction Theory
05/05/2023Mises Media

Jonathan Newman joins Bob to critique a recent Twitter argument where some were claiming that supercomputers solved the socialist calculation problem.

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The Economics of Space Travel

04/28/2023Mises Media

Are NASA contracts propping up the private space industry? Or are Government regulations stifling the private space race?

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Will AI Steal Our Jobs (or End Us)?

04/21/2023Mises Media

Should the latest version of chatbots even be called "intelligent"? Per Bylund joins Bob to debunk the worries over AI taking your job. 

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Krugman Says It's Paranoid to Worry About a Fed Digital Currency

04/14/2023Mises Media

Bob and Jonathan Newman break down Krugman's incorrect notion that we shouldn't be paranoid about CBDCs.

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Jeff's Farewell To The Human Action Podcast

Tags Media and CultureOld RightAustrian Economics Overview
04/08/2023Mises Media

Jeff and Bob review the history and impact of The Human Action Podcastformerly Mises Weekends...

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With the Feds, It's the Fox Guarding the Henhouse

03/31/2023Mises Media

Bob is joined by guest Peter St. Onge to discuss how SVB's CEO, as well as Bernie Madoff, had key positions advising the Fed and SEC.

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How Banking Could Work

03/25/2023Mises Media

Jeff and Bob walk through the mechanics of how a full reserve bank could work in a truly free market based on the concepts and taxonomy of Mises’s Theory of Money and Credit.

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The Fed's Malfeasance after SVB

03/18/2023Mises Media

Did the central bank break the law by effectively authorizing unsecured loans to banks based on the face valuerather than significantly lower market value...

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