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Smith and Marx Walk into a Bar: A History of Economics Podcast

Sep 21, 2018

Co-hosts Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak, Gerardo Serra, and Scott Scheall interview Stephen Meardon, Associate Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade at Texas A&M International University. Discussion topics include Professor Meardon's work on the history of American...


Aug 15, 2018

Co-host Scott Scheall interviews Tyler DesRoches, Senior Sustainability Scholar and Assistant Professor in the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability at Arizona State University. The conversation encompasses the ever-growing significance of interdisciplinary approaches to social inquiry, environmental...


Jul 15, 2018

In this wide-ranging episode, co-host Scott Scheall interviews Ross Emmett, Professor of Political Economy and Director of the Center for the Study of Economic Liberty at Arizona State University. Discussion topics include Ross's work on Frank Knight and the circle of economists around Knight at the University...


Jul 1, 2018

In this one-on-one interview, co-host Gerardo Serra talks with Felwine Sarr, author of Afrotopia (2016) and professor of economics at Gaston Berger University in Senegal. Topics include the relevance (or lack thereof) of development economics to conditions in African economies, the significance of African philosophy for...


Jun 15, 2018

Co-hosts Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak, Gerardo Serra, and Scott Scheall are joined by Maria Pia Paganelli, Professor of Economics at Trinity University and one of the world's leading Adam Smith scholars. Topics include the significance of reading Adam Smith in the modern age, recent trends in Smith scholarship, how...