Everything Economics

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A weekly Education, Business and Society podcast featuring Tahlia Murdoch
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Episodes of Everything Economics

In this episode, Tahlia chats to Wall Street Journal write and author, Ryan Dezember, about his recently published book Underwater. This book analyzes the housing crisis of 2007, and looks in detail at the lead up to this crash, revealing new i
In the final episode of the healthcare series, Tahlia discusses recent changes to the delivery of private healthcare in British Columbia, and speculates about the challenges this may present for the public system. Follow Tahlia: https://twitte
In this episode, Tahlia compares public and private healthcare systems, considering what is more efficient financially, what delivers the best health outcomes for patients, and what delivers the best population health broadly. Follow Tahlia: h
In this episode, Tahlia talks about healthcare spending in high income countries, what this means for coverage rates, and whether or not higher spending leads to better healthcare outcomes. Follow Tahlia: https://twitter.com/tahliamurdoch Fol
Everything Economics is back! This is the first episode of a multi part series about Healthcare. In this episode, Tahlia introduces what healthcare is, and highlights the key differences between public and private systems, how they are funded,
In this episode, Tahlia talks to Jodie Kirnsher, author and NYU affiliate, about her latest book Broke. Broke follows 7 people as they struggle with the repercussions of their home city, Detroit, going broke. Preview and buy Broke here: https:
In this episode, Tahlia talks to Anise Shaw from the Art Babbit's Appreciation Society about why the animation industry in Vancouver needs a union, and what you can do to get on board. Join the Art Babbit's discord: https://discordapp.com/invi
This week, Tahlia tries out a new, more conversational format. Xanthea Vandelay of Van x Van joins them to talk about the 40 hour work week, its history, productivity, and if this is the best system for people to live under. Follow Tahlia: http
In this episode, Tahlia talks to Horse Farmers from Oregon, Thomas and Lilli, about their experience with legalized cannabis and its impacts on the hay supply. Follow Tahlia: https://twitter.com/tahliamurdoch Follow Everything Economics: http
In this special episode, Tahlia compiles audio from people marching for climate justice in Vancouver, as part of the international Earth Strike movement. Follow Tahlia: https://twitter.com/tahliamurdoch Follow Everything Economics: https://tw
In this episode, Tahlia looks at policy and tools a government can use to tackle the opioid epidemic, and treat drug users fairly. Police report not available (sorry). Follow Tahlia: https://twitter.com/tahliamurdoch Follow Everything Econom
In part I of a two part series on opioids, Tahlia looks at prescription rates, opioid related hospitalizations, and opioid related deaths across the US and Canada. Since the 1990s, opioid prescription rates have increased significantly, driving
In this episode, in light of the upcoming Labour Day in Canada, Tahlia discusses the impacts and importance of labour unions on fair wages, fair working conditions, access to healthcare, and how anti-union lobbying has directly contributed to r
In this episode, Tahlia uses memes to explain how the free market is supposed to work in theory, and considers whether or not they do influence people's political ideology. Follow Tahlia: https://twitter.com/tahliamurdoch Follow Everything Ec
In this episode, Tahlia talks to Evan Charleton, the International Organizer for Youth at Earth Strike. Earth Strike is a global strike for climate change. taking place across the world from September 20 - 27, 2019. Listen to this episode to le
In this episode, Tahlia looks at the science cuts in Australia under the leadership of the Coalition. Why would a government want to invest in science? Why are cuts to science even a bad thing? Follow Tahlia: https://twitter.com/tahliamurdoch
In this episode, Tahlia discusses the critical importance of reproductive rights, from abortion, to contraception, to paid parental leave. She also talks about what happens when these rights are violated, giving direct examples of impacts from
In this episode, Tahlia discusses wired and mobile internet pricing in Canada, whether it is fair, how much companies invest in capital upgrades, and how they take consumer benefits and turn them into their own. Follow Tahlia: https://twitter.
Everything Economics is taking a little break for the month of May and early June due to a very busy work schedule and lots of travel. Tahlia will be back with a buffer and more episodes for you in mid June so stick around! Follow Tahlia: http
In this episode, Tahlia explores some ways communities are tackling climate change, despite a lack of leadership from world governments. Follow Tahlia: https://twitter.com/tahliamurdoch Follow Everything Economics: https://twitter.com/everyec
In this episode, Tahlia discusses how the recent cuts to Toronto Public Health might impact the City, by making comparisons to anti-tobacco promotion in Australia, and broadly looks at the importance of prevention funding within a healthcare sy
This episode is a follow up to episode 29, about how to define the middle class, in which Tahlia explores what changes in income this group of people have experience over time. Not surprisingly, inequality is more prevalent in America than ever
In this episode, Tahlia talks about Game of Thrones and economics, focusing on agriculture and food. What will the citizens of Westeros eat with the upcoming long winter, and how will the war against the Night King influence the food supply? F
In this episode, Tahlia talks about universal basic income. Unlike in other shows, she hasn't done deep research into the topic, but rather discusses her initial thoughts from a more theoretical perspective. Why is this something people are tal
In this episode, Tahlia talks to Patrick Holt, an author who contributed to the book Economics and Superheroes, with a chapter on Spiderman. Find out what he wrote in his chapter and why someone as smart as Peter Parker always finds himself to
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