AEA Research Highlights Podcast

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The AEA conducts podcast interviews with AEA authors discussing their work. Listen to episodes posted below or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts:

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Episode 65: Economic questions raised by Alzheimer's disease

July 10, 2023
Corina Mommaerts discusses what economists can do to help policymakers address issues surrounding Alzheimer’s disease.
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Episode 64: Reconceptualizing the path to universal health insurance

June 12, 2023
Mark Shepard discusses the limitations of a “market failures” approach to achieving universal health insurance coverage in the United States.
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Episode 63: Gender bias in bank lending

May 15, 2023
Michelle Brock discusses discriminatory lending practices toward women in Turkey.
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Episode 62: The importance of local activism

April 18, 2023
Daniel Hungerman discusses the long-run effects of the first Earth Day celebration.
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Episode 61: Market design and live events

March 20, 2023
Eric Budish discusses the introduction of auctions to the primary market for tickets.
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Episode 60: Graduate school and mental health

February 21, 2023
Valentin Bolotnyy discusses the state of student mental health in eight top-ranked economics programs.
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Episode 59: Mental health therapy in the developing world

January 23, 2023
Nathan Barker discusses the impact of cognitive behavioral therapy in rural Ghana.
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Episode 58: How good is popular financial advice?

December 13, 2022
James Choi discusses how advice from popular financial authors differs from the theories and models of academic economists.
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Episode 57: The costs of cultural traditions

November 15, 2022
Eduardo Montero and Dean Yang discuss the long-term economic consequences of religious festivals in Mexico that coincide with peak planting or harvest months.
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Episode 56: Fundraising Appeals and the Lift/Shift Question

October 20, 2022
Sarah Smith discusses the impact of major fundraising interventions on overall charitable donations.
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