The Wealth of Nations Podcast Episodes

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The Wealth of Nations - Chapter VIII

Basis Point - January 19, 2020 06:07 - 12 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
How wages are determined; Adam Smith: the bleeding heart; intro from Ha-Joon Chang (https://youtu.be/6f5QgOO5otc), outro from Anand Giridharadas (https://youtu.be/axN8ppre-mU)
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The Wealth of Nations

HPUMC - Cox Chapel Sermons (A Methodist Tradition Service) - November 11, 2019 14:10 - 15 minutes ★★★★ - 1 rating
The service embodies the richness of worship in the Methodist tradition by being both catholic and evangelical – ministering to head and heart. In the warm and intimate setting of the chapel the congregation hears and responds to God through hymns, prayers, the reading and preaching of scripture,...
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The Wealth Of Nations

All Things Policy - August 05, 2019 10:49 - 23 minutes ★★★★★ - 4 ratings
What does the evolution of China's political economy have in common with European dominance of sea-based trade in the 18th-19th centuries? They challenge our notion of what is modern, and what the future might look like. Anirudh Kanisetti and Aditya Ramanathan discuss.
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The Wealth of Nations

The Thomas Jefferson Hour - June 21, 2019 15:29 - 5 minutes ★★★★★ - 880 ratings
"Every individual [is] led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention." — Adam Smith Find this episode, along with recommended reading, on the blog. Support the show by joining the 1776 Club or by donating to the Thomas Jefferson Hour, Inc. You can learn more abo...
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The Wealth of Nations - Chapters V through VII

Basis Point - May 19, 2019 06:25 - 18 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
Labor value vs money value; wage, profit, and rent; supply and demand pricing, natural vs market price. Intro and outro from the Comedy Bang Bang podcast.
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Creighton University Humanomics Event: Adam Smith - Moral Sentiments and the Wealth of Nations | #27

Faith and Economics - April 22, 2019 09:00 - 38 minutes ★★★★★ - 15 ratings
Drs. Maria Pia Paganelli, Derek Yonai, and Michael Thomas join us to discuss Adam Smith's body of work and its implications for the place of economics in social science today.
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The Wealth of Nations - Chapters III and IV

Basis Point - February 22, 2019 08:24 - 17 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
Get that MONEY!!! ... and transportation. Intro and outro by Alan Watts (https://youtu.be/nQirNLiVL9w). Andrew Yang on the JRE (https://youtu.be/cTsEzmFamZ8). Yuval Noah Harari addressing the RSA (https://youtu.be/zen-m0rMp4I).
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The Wealth of Nations - Chapter II

Basis Point - February 09, 2019 08:49 - 12 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
Send intro ideas into [email protected] for some CHOCOLATE GOLD COINZZZ!!! Check out cellular automaton on Wikipedia and Robert Sapolsky's Stanford lecture on emergence on YouTube.
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The Wealth of Nations - Chapter I

Basis Point - February 01, 2019 07:22 - 19 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
Of the Division of Labor - making pins, making nails, trading surplus swag.
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The Wealth of Nations - Introduction

Basis Point - January 19, 2019 19:18 - 18 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
History and context behind the publication of the book. A sample from the intro. Sampled audio from Steven Pinker's interview on the JRE podcast. Find MacAskill's book Doing Good Better, on Amazon. Email me at [email protected]
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The Wealth of Nations (Isaiah 61)

New City Dallas - November 10, 2018 21:15 - 27 minutes
Rev. Robbie Mills Sermon delivered to the November 2018 meeting of North Texas Presbytery.
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Episode 42 - The Wealth of Nations 1.11.2 - Rent of Land part 2

Okay, Let Me Tell You Why You're Wrong: A Podcast for Understanding Economics - July 31, 2018 07:08 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 17 ratings
This week we're back with part two of chapter eleven of book 1 of Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations, and this one is massive. We're covering what is known as the Digression on Silver, and wondering if you can call something a digression when it's almost 100 pages long. If you want to tell me...
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Episode 40 - The Wealth of Nations 1.11.1 - Rent of Land part 1

Okay, Let Me Tell You Why You're Wrong: A Podcast for Understanding Economics - June 20, 2018 17:17 - 45 minutes ★★★★★ - 17 ratings
This week we're covering part 1 of Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nation Book 1 Chapter 11: Of the Rent of Land, where we discover exactly why the rent is too damn high, and it has more to do with wheat prices than you might think. If you want to tell me why I'm wrong, come join our Facebook group a...
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Episode 38 - The Wealth of Nations 1.10.2 - Inequalities of Wages and Profits part 2

Okay, Let Me Tell You Why You're Wrong: A Podcast for Understanding Economics - June 06, 2018 09:13 - 54 minutes ★★★★★ - 17 ratings
We're back to close out Chapter 10 of Book 1 of Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations. We cover the inequalities in wages and profits that are occasioned by the policies of Europe. If you want to tell me why I'm wrong, join our Facebook group and feel free to leave a comment at: https://www.faceb...
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Episode 36 - The Wealth of Nations 1.10.1 - Inequalities of Wages and Profits part 1

Okay, Let Me Tell You Why You're Wrong: A Podcast for Understanding Economics - May 29, 2018 11:04 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 17 ratings
We're back with another riveting chapter from Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations, or at least half of a chapter, as this one is really long. In this episode we cover the causes of inequalities in wages and profits as they relate to the natural market forces which cause them. If you want to tell...
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Episode 34 - The Wealth of Nations 1.9 - Profits of Stock

Okay, Let Me Tell You Why You're Wrong: A Podcast for Understanding Economics - May 14, 2018 09:49 - 49 minutes ★★★★★ - 17 ratings
We're back with The Wealth of Nations Book 1 Chapter 9: Of the Profits of Stock, where we learn what Adam Smith has to say about how profit is derived and how profit ties in with interest and wages.
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Episode 32 - The Wealth of Nations 1.8 - Wages of Labor

Okay, Let Me Tell You Why You're Wrong: A Podcast for Understanding Economics - April 23, 2018 22:50 - 58 minutes ★★★★★ - 17 ratings
We're back to Adam Smith with The Wealth of Nations Book 1 Chapter 8: Of the Wages of Labor. We go through Adam Smith's thoughts on how wages are determined, as well as the importance of wages on the economy as a whole. If you feel like you're being underpaid, this episode is for you. If you w...
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Episode 30 - The Wealth of Nations 1.7 - Natural and Market Price

Okay, Let Me Tell You Why You're Wrong: A Podcast for Understanding Economics - April 06, 2018 08:29 - 44 minutes ★★★★★ - 17 ratings
We keep right on moving through Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations with Book 1 Chapter 7: Of the Natural and Market Price of Commodities. In this chapter supply finally meets demand, prices fluctuate, and I can't understand what the deal is with people who don't like chocolate. If you want to...
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Episode 28 - The Wealth of Nations 1.6 - Component Parts of Price

Okay, Let Me Tell You Why You're Wrong: A Podcast for Understanding Economics - March 23, 2018 20:04 - 32 minutes ★★★★★ - 17 ratings
We're celebrating our one year anniversary by covering Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations Book 1 Chapter 6: Of the Component Parts of the Price of Commodities. We examine Smith's analysis of the factors that go into determining the price of things and find time to bag on the subject of sociology...
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Episode 26 - The Wealth of Nations 1.5 - Real and Nominal Price

Okay, Let Me Tell You Why You're Wrong: A Podcast for Understanding Economics - March 09, 2018 23:48 - 40 minutes ★★★★★ - 17 ratings
We're back with Book 1 Chapter 5 of Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations. This week we're talking about Real Price and Nominal Price as Adam Smith describes them as well as what Smith feels is the constant measure of value. It's deep stuff and involves a Karl Marx impersonation. If you want to t...
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Episode 24 - The Wealth of Nations 1.4 - Origin and Use of Money

Okay, Let Me Tell You Why You're Wrong: A Podcast for Understanding Economics - February 23, 2018 07:37 - 41 minutes ★★★★★ - 17 ratings
We just keep plugging along with Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations this week where we are starting to get into more exciting (your concept of excitement may vary) territory with Book 1 Chapter 4: Of the Origins and Use of Money. I walk you through Smith's history of money, from dried cod (yes, ...
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Episode 22 - The Wealth of Nations 1.3 - Limit of Division of Labor

Okay, Let Me Tell You Why You're Wrong: A Podcast for Understanding Economics - February 09, 2018 06:41 - 29 minutes ★★★★★ - 17 ratings
We're back with another chapter of The Wealth of Nations! This week we tackle Chapter 1 Book 3: That the Division of Labor is Limited by the Extent of the Market. I delve into Smith's description of population and geographic limits to the effects of the division of labor. You're just going to ...
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[11] Adam Smith – The Wealth of Nations

Before Economics: The History of Political Economy - February 08, 2018 00:10 - 8 minutes ★★★★★ - 7 ratings
Before Economics episode 11: Adam Smith – An Inquiry Into The Nature And Causes Of The Wealth Of Nations
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Episode 20 - The Wealth of Nations 1.2 - Origin of Division of Labor

Okay, Let Me Tell You Why You're Wrong: A Podcast for Understanding Economics - January 26, 2018 07:10 - 34 minutes ★★★★★ - 17 ratings
We're back with Book 1 Chapter 2 of The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith. In this episode we continue to talk about the division of labor, as well as get into the Enlightenment Era influences of Adam Smith. I also take some time to address some not-so-thought-out criticism of Adam Smith. Want t...
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Episode 18 - The Wealth of Nations 1.1 - Division of Labor

Okay, Let Me Tell You Why You're Wrong: A Podcast for Understanding Economics - January 12, 2018 11:34 - 35 minutes ★★★★★ - 17 ratings
I start of my new episode series by cracking open the thoroughly brilliant and massively overwritten The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith. In this episode, we cover Book I Chapter I and talk about the Division of Labor, how we're all connected by the markets, and the inescapable truth that no mat...
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The Cato Home Study Course: 6: Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations, Part 2

Libertarianism.org Guides - January 20, 2016 20:42 - 2 hours ★★★★★ - 18 ratings
This course continues the introduction of Adam Smith’s investigations of the natural laws of exchange in light of the “marginal revolution” of the 1870s.
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The Cato Home Study Course: 5: Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations, Part 1

Libertarianism.org Guides - January 20, 2016 20:39 - 2 hours ★★★★★ - 18 ratings
This lesson in the Cato Home Study Course introduces The Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith’s inquiry into the beneficial consequences of voluntary exchange.
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Hive Mind, IQ, and the Wealth of Nations with Garett Jones

Economics Detective Radio - December 11, 2015 15:00 ★★★★ - 55 ratings
Garett Jones is Associate Professor of Economics and BB&T Professor for the Study of Capitalism at the Mercatus Center, George Mason University. His book, Hive Mind: How Your Nation's IQ Matters so Much More than Your Own is the subject of this episode. The book deals with an empirical puzzle:...
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The Wealth of Nations

In Our Time - February 19, 2015 11:15 - 46 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.2K ratings
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Adam Smith's celebrated economic treatise The Wealth of Nations. Smith was one of Scotland's greatest thinkers, a moral philosopher and pioneer of economic theory whose 1776 masterpiece has come to define classical economics. Based on his careful consideration ...
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The Wealth of Nations

In Our Time: Philosophy - February 19, 2015 11:15 - 46 minutes ★★★★★ - 675 ratings
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Adam Smith's celebrated economic treatise The Wealth of Nations. Smith was one of Scotland's greatest thinkers, a moral philosopher and pioneer of economic theory whose 1776 masterpiece has come to define classical economics. Based on his careful consideration ...
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