Tim Hatton on Height and Health in Britain…

[mp3]http://www.econnow.com/wp/wp-content/mp3/080813-TimHatton-EN.mp3[/mp3] Professor Tim Hatton of the Economics Program at the Research School of Social Sciences (ANU) spoke to us about his research on health and height (stature) in turn-of-the-century Britain. What is interesting about his…

Greg Clark on Social Darwinianism and the Industrial…

[mp3]http://www.econnow.com/wp/wp-content/mp3/080808-GregClark-EN.mp3[/mp3] Greg Clark, Professor of Economics at University of California, Davis and author of A Farewell to Alms was recently in Australia to present a seminar on his controversial theory of Social Darwinianism to explain…

Is Aid Killing Africa? – Foreign Correspondent –…

Watch the episode here: Watch online This Foreign Correspondent report brings the work of Dambisa Moyo, a Zambian-born economist who thinks that western Aid is creating long-term dependencies on outside help, stifling internal economic activity…

Ross Garnaut on Climate Change – Hack –…

Listen to Garnaut online here: [mp3]http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/triplej/hack/garnaut_ta_m1640738.mp3[/mp3] Or download the podcast here: download (.mp3) From Triple J's Hack Program: Ross Garnaut on 2020 emissions targets The wait is over Ross Garnaut has finally revealed his target…